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Organochlorine compounds in baltic salmon salmo salar and trout salmo trutta i. chlorinated hydrocarbons and chlorophenols 1982

Vuorinen, P.J.; Paasivirta, J.; Piilola, T.; Surma-Aho, K.; Tarhanen, J.

Chemosphere 14(11-12): 1729-1740


ISSN/ISBN: 0045-6535
DOI: 10.1016/0045-6535(85)90114-6
Accession: 006043786

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Polychlorinated hydrocarbons and chlorophenol compounds were analyzed in three populations of Baltic salmon (Salmo salar) and one population of Bothnian Bay trout (Salmo trutta). Muscles, livers and unfertilized eggs were studied and the analysis results treated by standard statistical methods. PCB, DDT residues, HCB and lindan were detected in most, 2,3,6-trichlorocymene in some samples at levels which are near to the global baseline. Ten chlorophenol compounds were detected, 34DCC at 0-1000 .mu.g/kg the others 0-100 .mu.g/kg (fresh weight) levels. Chlorohydrocarbons showed some significant positive correlations with weight, and fat contents of the fish. Significances of the differences between populations and tissues were low or neglible except that the chlorophenols in liver were at clearly higher level than in muscle or eggs.

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