Decline in methylmercury in museum-preserved bivalves from San Francisco Bay, California.

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There are ongoing efforts to manage mercury and nutrient pollution in San Francisco Bay (California, USA), but historical data on biological responses are limited. We used bivalves preserved in formalin or ethanol from museum collections to investigate long-term trends in methylmercury (MeHg) concentrations and carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.070

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@article{Luengen2016DeclineIM, title={Decline in methylmercury in museum-preserved bivalves from San Francisco Bay, California.}, author={Allison C Luengen and Heather M Foslund and Ben K. Greenfield}, journal={The Science of the total environment}, year={2016}, volume={572}, pages={782-793} }