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An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia

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Ikonomopoulou, MP and Hodge, M and Whittier, JM, An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia, Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 11, (2) pp. 255-259. ISSN 1071-8443 (2012) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.2744/CCB-0981.1

Abstract

Low concentrations of several pesticides including organochlorines and polychlorinated biphenyls were found in the blood and eggs of nesting female flatback turtles, Natator depressus, collected from Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Whittier, JM (Dr Joan Whittier)
ID Code:84938
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2013-06-06
Last Modified:2013-08-05
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