Zinc, cadmium, mercury and selenium in minke whales, belugas and narwhals from West Greenland

@article{Hansen2004ZincCM,
  title={Zinc, cadmium, mercury and selenium in minke whales, belugas and narwhals from West Greenland},
  author={Carsten Thye Hansen and Christian Overgaard Nielsen and Rune Dietz and Martin Munk Hansen},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={529-539}
}
SummarySamples of muscle, liver and kidney from 24 minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), 43 belugas (Delphinapterus leucas), and 98 narwhals (Monodon monoceros) were analyzed for zinc, cadmium, mercury, and selenium. Highly significant age accumulation of mercury was found. A lower level of significance of age accumulation of cadmium in belugas and narwhals is probably due to the fact that some of the highest cadmium concentrations are in subadults and young adults. The maximum… Expand

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