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Data set name

Heavy metal concentrations in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis).

Data holding centreUniversity of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1996-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

ANE, Netherlands - Westerschelde; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Ellewoutsdijk; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Hansweert; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Vlissingen

Observations 
Parameters

Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Salinity of the water column; Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

The soft tissue of the Blue mussle ( Mytilus edulis) from the Westerscheldt was analysed on heavy matals concentrations. Temporal and spatial patterns were unraveled.

OriginatorsUniversity of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology
AvailabilityUnknown
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier1436
Global identifier5537
Last revised2011-05-17