species differences in contaminants in fish on and adjacent to the oak ridge reservation, tennessee.risks to humans and other organisms from consuming fish have become a national concern in the usa. in this paper, we examine the concentrations of 137cs, arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, lead, mercury, and selenium in three species of fish from two river reaches adjacent to the us department of energy's oak ridge reservation in tennessee. we were interested in whether there were species and locational differences in radiocesium and metal concentrations and whether concentrations were sufficiently hi ...200415325875
use of central stonerollers (cyprinidae: campostoma anomalum) from tennessee as a bioindicator of metal contamination.we compared the levels of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury and selenium in a small species of fish (central stonerollers, campostoma anomalum) collected from east fork poplar creek (efpc) and a reference site in eastern tennessee. stonerollers are minnows in the cyprinidae family that serve as prey for many carnivores in aquatic systems. fish were collected from east fork poplar creek within the u.s. department of energy's y-12 national security complex, part of the oak ridge ...200516308785
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