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Increase of the Background Human Exposure to Mercury Through Fish Consumption due to Gold Mining at the Tapajós River Region, Pará State, Amazon

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Received: 30 January 1998/Accepted: 3 June 1998

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Castilhos, Z., Bidone, E. & Lacerda, L. Increase of the Background Human Exposure to Mercury Through Fish Consumption due to Gold Mining at the Tapajós River Region, Pará State, Amazon. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 61, 202–209 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/s001289900749

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Keywords

  • Gold
  • Mercury
  • Gold Mining
  • Human Exposure
  • Fish Consumption