Exposure of Carcinus maenas to waterborne fluoranthene: accumulation and multibiomarker responses.

@article{Rodrigues2013ExposureOC,
  title={Exposure of Carcinus maenas to waterborne fluoranthene: accumulation and multibiomarker responses.},
  author={Aur{\'e}lie Pinto Rodrigues and Kari K. Lehtonen and L{\'u}cia C Guilhermino and Laura Guimar{\~a}es},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2013},
  volume={443},
  pages={454-63}
}
Fluoranthene (FLU) is a priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) commonly detected in estuarine sediments, water and biota. Despite this, information on FLU detection, accumulation and effects on marine crustaceans is scarce. This work investigated the accumulation of FLU in Carcinus maenas and the responses of several early-warning biomarkers after a 7-day laboratory exposure to five FLU concentrations (2.56 to 100 μg L(-1)). After exposure to FLU, sub-samples of the crabs' digestive… CONTINUE READING