Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in stranded cetaceans from Taiwan coastal waters.

@article{Ko2014BioaccumulationOP,
  title={Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in stranded cetaceans from Taiwan coastal waters.},
  author={Fung-Chi Ko and Nien-Ying We and Lien-Siang Chou},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
  year={2014},
  volume={277},
  pages={127-33}
}
This study focuses on analyzing PBDEs in the liver, muscle, and blubber tissues of stranded dolphins (Stenella attenuate) on the Taiwan coast to determine and compare the PBDE levels and distributions among tissue types. Total concentrations of 19 PBDEs (ΣPBDE) in male dolphins (9.97 to 436ng/g fat) were significantly higher than in female animals (2.73 to… CONTINUE READING