Bioaccumulation and depuration of brevetoxins in the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and the northern quahog (= hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria).


The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and northern quahog (= hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria) are two species of economic and ecological significance in east coast waters of the United States and the Gulf of Mexico. Commercial industries for these species, especially within the state of Florida, are significant. The current study was undertaken to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2013.01.016


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