Testes specific accumulation of tributyltin in turbot Scophthalmus maximus from the southern Baltic Sea.

@article{Gosz2011TestesSA,
  title={Testes specific accumulation of tributyltin in turbot Scophthalmus maximus from the southern Baltic Sea.},
  author={Edyta Gosz and Jan Horbowy and Wiesława Ruczyńska},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={2563-7}
}
Concentrations of tributyltin (TBT) and its breakdown products, dibutyltin (DBT) and monobutyltin (MTB), were measured in tissues of male turbot Scophthalmus maximus from the Gulf of Gdańsk (GDA) and the Pomeranian Bay (POM) in the southern Baltic Sea. The fish (n=206) were collected during the spawning seasons of 2008-2009. All specimens were at the same maturity stage and in full breeding condition. The ripe testes of the turbot appeared to be a target tissue for TBT accumulation. We report… CONTINUE READING

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