Organochlorine Levels in Atlantic Seabirds

  title={Organochlorine Levels in Atlantic Seabirds},
  author={J. A. Bogan and W. R. P. Bourne},
SYNTHETIC organochlorine derivatives have been found in a variety of seabirds from the eastern North Pacific1 and even the Antarctic2, and considerable amounts of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in particular have been found in birds from the Baltic3, Dutch waters4 and the livers of starving common guillemots, Uria aalge, washed ashore around the Irish Sea in the autumn of 19695. But comparatively few estimates of the amounts present in normal seabirds from the open North Atlantic have yet… CONTINUE READING