Mercury and cadmium in common cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo).

@article{Saeki2000MercuryAC,
  title={Mercury and cadmium in common cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo).},
  author={Kazutoshi Saeki and Yuko Okabe and Eui Yong Kim and Shinsuke Tanabe and Masafumi Fukuda and Ryo Tatsukawa},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2000},
  volume={108 2},
  pages={249-55}
}
Mercury (Hg) and cadmium (Cd) in common cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) collected in Lake Biwa, Japan and Tokyo, Japan, were investigated to elucidate the biological behaviors of these elements, and to assess exposure to these pollutants of wild, fish-eating birds. Hg and Cd concentrations were highest in the liver and kidneys, respectively. The lowest… CONTINUE READING