volume 39, issue 4, P596-604 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2004.09.026
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M. Roméo, C. Frasila, M. Gnassia-Barelli, G. Damiens, D. Micu, G. Mustata

Abstract: In a preliminary biomonitoring study, accumulated trace metal concentrations (Cd, Cu, Zn, Hg, Fe, Mn) have been measured in the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis collected in the Black Sea, at 100 km from the Danube Delta in February 2001 and February 2002. Mussels were collected from four sites. In 2001 metal concentrations were determined in the whole soft body whereas, in 2002, the distribution of metals was evaluated in three different organs (gills, visceral mass and remaining tissues). The results obtaine…

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