HCH and DDT Residues in Bivalves Anodonta woodiana from the Taihu Lake, China.


The present article attempts to use freshwater bivalves Anodonta woodiana for monitoring the pollution of hexachlorocyclohexane isomers (alpha-, beta-, gamma-, delta-HCH), dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethanes (o, p', p, p'-DDT) and metabolites (p, p'-DDE, p, p'-DDD) in the Taihu Lake, China. A total of 36 bivalves were sampled from 4 sites of Huzhou city, Dapu… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00244-008-9173-y