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Table 4 Concentrations of organochlorine compounds in tissues of Puffinus puffinus wrecked at study area

From: The Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) as a candidate sentinel of Atlantic Ocean health

Compounds Results (dw) (ng.g-1) (n = 13)
ΣHCHs (a) <LQ*
HCB 16.7 (5.97 – 34.3)
ΣChlordanes (b) 9.59 (<LQ* – 20.8)
ΣDrins (c) 31.39 (<LQ* – 65.2)
ΣDDTs (d) 193.42 (<LQ* – 626.0)
Endosulfan II <LQ*
Metoxychlor <LQ*
Mirex 8.94 (<LQ* – 36.9)
ΣPCBs (e) 729.16 (<LQ* – 632.0)
  1. (a) = sum of means of α-, β-, γ- and δ-isomer; (b) = sum of means of γ-, α –chlordane, oxychlordane, heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide A and B; (c) = sum of means of aldrin, endrin, isodrin and dieldrin; (d) = sum of means of pp’ DDT, op’ DDT, pp’ DDE, op’ DDE, pp’ DDD and op’ DDD; (e) = sum of means of 51 congeners; *< LQ = below limits of quantification.
  2. Detailed legend: Concentrations of organochlorine compounds in tissues of Puffinus puffinus wrecked at study area, from 2005 to 2011.