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trace elements in two odontocete species (kogia breviceps and globicephala macrorhynchus) stranded in new caledonia (south pacific).liver, muscle and blubber tissues of two short-finned pilot whales (globicephala macrorhynchus) and two pygmy sperm whales(kogia breviceps) stranded on the coast of new caledonia have been analysed for 12 trace elements (al, cd, co, cr, cu. fe, organic and total hg, mn, ni, se, v, and zn). liver was shown to be the most important accumulating organ for cd, cu, fe, hg, se, and zn in both species, g. macrorhynchus having the highest cd, hg, se and zn levels. in this species, concentrations of tota ...200312713926
marine mammal strandings in the new caledonia region, southwest pacific.four hundred twenty three marine mammals, in 72 stranding events, were recorded between 1877 and 2005 in new caledonia, the loyalty islands, and vanuatu in the southwest pacific. sixteen species were represented in this count, including: minke whale, balaenoptera acutorostrata (1 single stranding), sei whale, b. borealis (1 single stranding), blue whale, b. musculus (1 single stranding), humpback whale, megaptera novaeangliae (2 single strandings), giant sperm whale, physeter macrocephalus (18 s ...200616644500
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