Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in sediment and caged mussels (Elliptio complanata) deployed in the Niagara River.

Abstract

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) were detected in caged mussels (Elliptio complanata), deployed in the Niagara River for 3weeks in 2003, 2004 and 2006 and in sediment collected from the river and tributaries. The highest concentrations (measured as the sum of 17 BDE congeners) were in mussels deployed within tributaries to the American side of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.04.011

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