An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia

Ikonomopoulou, Maria P., Hodge, Mary and Whittier, Joan M. (2012) An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 11 2: 255-259. doi:10.2744/CCB-0981.1


Author Ikonomopoulou, Maria P.
Hodge, Mary
Whittier, Joan M.
Title An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia
Formatted title
An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia
Journal name Chelonian Conservation and Biology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1071-8443
1943-3956
Publication date 2012-12
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.2744/CCB-0981.1
Volume 11
Issue 2
Start page 255
End page 259
Total pages 5
Place of publication Lunenberg, MA, United States
Publisher Chelonian Research Foundation
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Low concentrations of several pesticides including organochlorines and polychlorinated biphenyls were found in the blood and eggs of nesting female flatback turtles, Natator depressus, collected from Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia.
Keyword Persistent organic pollutants
Chelydra-serpentina-serpentina
Loggerhead sea-turtles
Dugongs dugong-dugon
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2013 Collection
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