Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in sea turtles from the west coast of India

Rajagopalan, M and Kannan, P and Venkatesan, S (2004) Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in sea turtles from the west coast of India. In: Proceedings of Ocean Life Food and Medicine Expo, 27-29 February 2004, Chennai.

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    Abstract

    Sea turtles are widely distributed in the tropical, sub-tropical and temperate waters. Recent reports have indicated that their populations are threatened by the problem of marine pollution . (Stroelli et al., 1998). Heavy metals are one of the major pollutants and have the nature to concentrate in the tissues of animals and their concentrations vary according to biological process such as age, sex, reproduction and migration

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioaccumulation; heavy metals; sea turtles; west coast of India
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
    Marine Turtle
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:15
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7764

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