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Distribution O F Heavy Metals in Antarctic Marine Ecosystem

  title={Distribution O F Heavy Metals in Antarctic Marine Ecosystem},
  author={Katsuhisa Honda and Yoshiyuki Yamamoto and Ryo Tatsukawa},
Heavy metal concentrations in Antarctic surface seawaters and some marine organisms were determined, and their distributions and bioaccumulations were discussed in comparison with other marine ecosystems. Locational difference of the heavy metal concentrations in Antarctic seawater was negligible, and their concentrations were in the order of Zn Fe> Mn> Cu>Pb Ni> Cd> Hg. When compared to the western North Pacific, Japan Sea and Bering Sea, the concentrations of Fe, Zn, and Hg in Antarctic… 

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