Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of three types of oyster tissue in an impacted estuary

@article{Piola2006CarbonAN,
  title={Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of three types of oyster tissue in an impacted estuary},
  author={R. Piola and Stephanie K Moore and Iain M. Suthers},
  journal={Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={66},
  pages={255-266}
}
The stable isotope ratios of carbon (d 13 C) and nitrogen (d 15 N) of the muscle, ctenidia and viscera of the Sydney rock oyster, Saccostrea glomerata, showed the dilution and assimilation of tertiary treated sewage along an estuarine gradient. The enriched 15 N values of oyster ctenidia and viscera from within 50 m of the sewage outfall indicated the use of 15 N-enriched tertiary treated sewage effluent (16 G 2.3&) as a nutrient source. The effect of sewage nitrogen on oyster d 15 N was… 
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