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Record number 492456
Title Modeling of Bioaccumulation in Marine Benthic Invertebrates Using a Multispecies Experimental Approach
Author(s) Diepens, N.J.; Heuvel-Greve, M.J. van den; Koelmans, A.A.
Source Environmental Science and Technology 49 (2015)22. - ISSN 0013-936X - p. 13575 - 13585.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b02500
Department(s) Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management
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Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2015
Abstract The causal links between species traits and bioaccumulation by marine invertebrates are poorly understood. We assessed these links by measuring and modelling polychlorinated biphenyl bioaccumulation by four marine benthic species. Uniformity of exposure was achieved by testing each species in the same aquarium, separated by enclosures, to ensure that the observed variability in bioaccumulation was due to species traits. The relative importance of chemical uptake from pore water or food (organic matter; OM) ingestion was manipulated by using artificial sediment with different OM contents. Biota sediment accumulation factors (BSAFs) ranged from 5 to 318, in the order Nereis virens
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