Chemical contaminants in juvenile gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) from a subsistence harvest in Arctic feeding grounds.

@article{Tilbury2002ChemicalCI,
  title={Chemical contaminants in juvenile gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) from a subsistence harvest in Arctic feeding grounds.},
  author={Karen L. Tilbury and John Ellsworth Stein and Cheryl A Krone and Robert L. Brownell and Sergey Blokhin and Jennie L Bolton and Don W Ernest},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={555-64}
}
Gray whales are coastal migratory baleen whales that are benthic feeders. Most of their feeding takes place in the northern Pacific Ocean with opportunistic feeding taking place during their migrations and residence on the breeding grounds. The concentrations of organochlorines and trace elements were determined in tissues and stomach contents of juvenile gray whales that were taken on their Arctic feeding grounds in the western Bering Sea during a Russian subsistence harvest. These… CONTINUE READING

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