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Differential Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Muscle and Liver of a Marine Fish, (King Mackerel, Scomberomorus cavalla Cuvier) from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, USA

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The authors acknowledge the Alabama JAYCEES for providing specimens, Dr. Eugene Cioffi of the Department of Chemistry, University of South Alabama, for access to instrumentation, Dr. William Patterson, University of West Florida, for providing the initial genesis for this project, and the University of South Alabama Center for Undergraduate Research for providing a stipend to Danielle M. Ploetz.

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Ploetz, D.M., Fitts, B.E. & Rice, T.M. Differential Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Muscle and Liver of a Marine Fish, (King Mackerel, Scomberomorus cavalla Cuvier) from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, USA. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 78, 134–137 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00128-007-9028-7

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Keywords

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Fork Length
  • Heavy Metal Level
  • Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake
  • Liver Level