Toxic contaminants and their biological effects in coastal waters of Xiamen, China. I. Organic pollutants in mussel and fish tissues.


Organochlorines and organophosphates were measured in four fish species (Lateolabrax japonicus, Pagrasomus major, Miichthys miiuy and Epinephalus awoara) and the mussel Perna viridis collected from aquaculture cages in coastal waters of Xiamen, China. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) metabolites were also measured in fish bile. Sites in Xiamen coastal… (More)