Bioaccumulation of 210Po and 210Pb in cephalopods collected from Kudankulam (Southeastern coast of Gulf of Mannar, India) and assessment of dose in human beings.

Abstract

Activities of (210)Po and (210)Pb in various tissues of two common species of cephalopod molluscs (cuttlefishes) of Kudankulam coast were studied. Of all the tissues, (210)Po and (210)Pb were found accumulated more in the digestive gland, shell gland and intestine. Urotheuthis duvauceli accumulated more (210)Po and (210)Pb in certain organs when compared… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/rpd/ncq447

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