Trophic transfer of contaminants in a changing arctic marine food web: Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, Canada.

@article{McKinney2012TrophicTO,
  title={Trophic transfer of contaminants in a changing arctic marine food web: Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, Canada.},
  author={Melissa A McKinney and Bailey C. McMeans and Gregg T. Tomy and Bruno Rosenberg and Steven J. Ferguson and Adam Morris and Derek C G Muir and Aaron Thomas Fisk},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 18},
  pages={9914-22}
}
Contaminant dynamics in arctic marine food webs may be impacted by current climate-induced food web changes including increases in transient/subarctic species. We quantified food web organochlorine transfer in the Cumberland Sound (Nunavut, Canada) arctic marine food web in the presence of transient species using species-specific biomagnification factors (BMFs), trophic magnification factors (TMFs), and a multifactor model that included δ(15)N-derived trophic position and species habitat range… CONTINUE READING
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