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Main Title Accumulation of Cadmium by the American Oyster, 'Crassostrea virginica'.
Author Zaroogian, Gerald E. ; Cheer, Sue ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI.
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA/600/J-76/099;
Stock Number PB-299 344
Additional Subjects Cadmium ; Oysters ; Toxicology ; Metals ; Concentration(Composition) ; Seasonal variations ; Shellfish ; Reprints ; Bioaccumulation ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Heavy metals ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-299 344 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 4p
Abstract The report demonstrates that 5 mg/l of cadmium can be accumulated from seawater by adult oysters to levels exceeding 13 mg/l wet weight, a level found to cause illness in man. Bioaccumulation of cadmium concentrations greater than 13 mg/l wet weight occurs in about 40 weeks when exposed to 5 mg/l cadmium during winter, spring and summer conditions. Oysters accumulated more than half the total cadmium during the summer months.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Nature, v261 n5559 p408-410, 3 Jun 76.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Accumulation of Cadmium by the American Oyster, 'Crassostrea virginica'.
PUB Date Free Form 1976
Category Codes 6T; 6F; 6C; 57Y; 68D; 57Z
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/19
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323767161
Origin NTIS
Type CAT