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Trace and heavy metals in the oysterCrassostrea virginica, San Andres Lagoon, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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Vazquez, F., Aguilera, G., Delgado, D. et al. Trace and heavy metals in the oysterCrassostrea virginica, San Andres Lagoon, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 907–914 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01701092

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