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General
Data set name

Heavy metals and Arsenic content in commercial marine species of the Western Africa waters, including Canaries and Guinea Gulf

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western Africa Fishing Grounds, including Canaries and Guinea Gulf

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Instruments

Atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The data set contains the levels of Cadmium, Mercury, Lead and Arsenic in different marine organism captured by the Spanish fishing fleet in the fishing grounds of Western Africa, includes data of species from Namibia, Angola, Morrocco, Mauritany, Guinea, Senegal, Canary Islands and Guinea Gulf.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036215
Global identifier2862
Last revised2009-01-08