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Marine Pollution Bulletin. 50(2):156-66, 2005 Feb.

Reduction in organic contaminant exposure and resultant hepatic hydropic vacuolation in winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) following improved effluent quality and relocation of the Boston sewage outfall into Massachusetts Bay, USA: 1987-2003.

Moore M, Lefkovitz L, Hall M, Hillman R, Mitchell D, Burnett J

Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA. [email protected]

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1713

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes No No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 3580 ingestion, other exposure no repeated
Exposures Aldrin
Cadmium
Chlordan
Chromium
Copper
DDT
Dieldrin
Endrin
Hexachlorobenzene
Lead
Lindane
Mercury
Mirex
Nickel
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic
Silver
Water Pollutants, Chemical
Zinc
Outcomes Body Height
Liver Diseases
Liver Neoplasms
Macrophages
Muscles
Vacuoles
Species Winter flounder
Locations location map
United States Massachusetts Broad Sound (bay)
Cape Cod Bay (bay)
Deer Island Flats (mud flat(s))
Nantasket Beach (beach)

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