A preliminary risk assessment of organochlorines accumulated in fish to the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Northwestern waters of Hong Kong.

@article{Hung2006APR,
  title={A preliminary risk assessment of organochlorines accumulated in fish to the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Northwestern waters of Hong Kong.},
  author={Craig L H Hung and Yue Xu and James C W Lam and D. J Mac Connell and Michael Hon-Wah Lam and Shaun R. Nicholson and Bruce J. Richardson and Paul K S Lam},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2006},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={
          190-6
        }
}
The Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin is considered threatened due to several factors including pollution in Hong Kong and the risks due to consumption of fish tainted with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides were assessed. Six species of fish Collichthys lucida, Pseudosciaena crocea, Johnius sp., Thryssa sp., Mugil sp. and Trichiurus sp., which comprise the main prey species of humpback dolphins were collected for analyses. Risks due to total PCBs, total TEQs, PCB 118… CONTINUE READING
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