Bioaccumulation and biomagnification of mercury in Lake Murray ...

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Apr 9, 2001 - Lake Murray is situated in the remote Western Province of. Papua New Guinea ... (Peterson and Fry 1987; Hamilton et al. 1992; Jarman et al.

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Bioaccumulation and biomagnification of mercury in Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea Karl C. Bowles, Simon C. Apte, William A. Maher, Matthew Kawei, and Ross Smith

Abstract: The bioaccumulation of mercury in the food webs incorporating the major piscivorous fish species of Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea, has been characterised. Methylmercury concentrations increased with trophic level and the proportion of total mercury present as methylmercury increased from

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