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Epidemiological Analysis of Persistent Organochlorine Contaminants in Cetaceans

  • T. Colborn
  • M. J. Smolen
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 146)

Abstract

Because of increasing evidence of the global distribution of persistent organochlorine chemicals and their potential to affect adversely a number of top predator species associated with aquatic systems, the role of chemical contaminants must be considered among the threats posed to cetaceans.

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Great Lake Marine Mammal Killer Whale Bottlenose Dolphin Harbor Seal 
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    • 1
  1. 1.World Wildlife FundWashingtonUSA

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