Bioaccumulation of Arene and Organochlorine Pollutants by Cipangopaludina Chinensis (Gray, 1834) (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Ponds in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario

  • L. Kalas
  • A. Mudroch
  • F. I. Onuska
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Concentrations of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were determined in cyclo-hexane and iso-octane-benzene extracts of soft tissues of Cipangopaludina chinensis (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons were also determined in cyclohexane extract of bottom sediment from which molluscs were sampled.


Bottom Sediment Soft Part Royal Botanical Garden Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbon Matic Hydrocarbon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Kalas
    • 1
  • A. Mudroch
    • 1
  • F. I. Onuska
    • 1
  1. 1.National Water Research InstituteCanada Centre for Inland WatersBurlingtonCanada

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