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Heavy metals and metalloids in egg contents and eggshells of passerine birds from Arizona.
  • M. Mora
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental pollution
  • 1 October 2003
Concentrations of inorganic elements were determined in eggs of passerine birds including the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) from four regions in Arizona. TheExpand
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Contaminants in fishes from Great Lakes-influenced sections and above dams of three Michigan rivers. II: Implications for health of mink
Populations of mink (Mustela vison) have declined in many areas of the world. Such declines have been linked to exposures to synthetic, halogenated hydrocarbons. In the Great Lakes region, mink areExpand
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Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Biomarkers of Exposure in Wading Birds and Fish of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas
During 1997 we evaluated reproductive success in colonial water birds nesting in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), Texas, and correlated success with concentrations of contaminants in eggs. We alsoExpand
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Contaminants in fishes from great lakes-influenced sections and above dams of three Michigan Rivers: III. Implications for health of bald eagles
Recently, there have been discussions of the relative merits of passage of fishes around hydroelectric dams on three rivers (Au Sable, Manistee, and Muskegon) in Michigan. A hazard assessment wasExpand
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Selenium, boron, and heavy metals in birds from the Mexicali Valley, Baja California, Mexico
  • M. Mora, D. W. Anderson
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Bulletin of environmental contamination and…
  • 1 February 1995
Trace elements in irrigation drainwater in some areas of the southwestern United States have been detected at concentrations that are associated with reproductive, teratogenic and behavioralExpand
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Selenium, selected inorganic elements, and organochlorine pesticides in bottom material and biota from the Colorado River delta
Abstract Concentrations of selenium (Se) in bottom material ranged from 0.6 to 5.0 μg g −1 , and from 0.5 to 18.3 μg g −1 in biota; 23% of samples exceeded the toxic threshold. Concentrations of DDEExpand
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Contaminants in fishes from Great Lakes-influenced sections and above dams of three Michigan rivers. I: Concentrations of organo chlorine insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxin equivalents,
Fishes of the Great Lakes contain hazardous chemicals such as synthetic halogenated hydrocarbons and metals. These fish can move from the lakes into the Great Lakes tributaries of Michigan. In doingExpand
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Seasonal and geographical variation of organochlorine residues in birds from Northwest Mexico
Eight species of birds (129 individuals) were collected from three agricultural areas with long histories of pesticide use in northwestern Mexico. Plucked carcasses were analyzed for organochlorineExpand
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A comparative assessment of contaminants in fish from four resacas of the Texas, USA-Tamaulipas, Mexico border region.
A recent survey of contaminant information for the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), Texas, has shown that little is known about contaminants and their impacts on biota of resacas (oxbows) along theExpand
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