Factors affecting organochlorine contaminant concentrations in milk and blood of northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) dams and pups from St. George Island, Alaska.


Levels of organochlorine contaminants in blood of northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) pups and the blood and milk of their dams early in the lactation period are reported here. The contaminants included 15 selected individual polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners and DDT metabolites identified through high-performance liquid chromatography. Congeners… (More)


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