Concentration of organochlorine in egg yolk and reproductive success of Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1758) at Wat Tan-en non-hunting area, Phra Nakhorn Si Ayuthaya Province, Thailand.

@article{Keithmaleesatti2007ConcentrationOO,
  title={Concentration of organochlorine in egg yolk and reproductive success of Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1758) at Wat Tan-en non-hunting area, Phra Nakhorn Si Ayuthaya Province, Thailand.},
  author={Sarun Keithmaleesatti and Kumthorn Thirakhupt and A Pradatsudarasar and Pakorn Varanusupakul and Noppadon Kitana and Mark Robson},
  journal={Ecotoxicology and environmental safety},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={79-83}
}
Contaminant analyses in animal eggs have illustrated the benefit of wildlife as indicators of xenobiotic contamination in natural habitats. In 2002, concentrations of 16 organochlorine insecticides were measured in egg yolk and the reproductive success of the little egret, Egretta garzetta, was studied in a population at Wat Tan-en non-hunting area Bang Pahan District, Phra Nakhorn Si Ayuthaya Province, Thailand. Only 4,4'-dichloro diphenylethane (4,4'-DDE) was detected in the yolk of all… CONTINUE READING