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- Ríos-Mendoza, L. M., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology 2008 v.55 no.2 pp. 218-228
- Zostera marina; coasts; evaporation; grazing; metals; mining; salts; sediments; trace elements; turtles; whales; California; Mexico
- ... San Ignacio and Ojo de Liebre lagoons in central Baja California, Mexico are nursery and grazing grounds for whales and turtles. Ojo de Liebre Lagoon also supports a salt mine operation. By concentrating trace metals via evaporation, this activity might harm biota. Consequently, salt mining might be incompatible with the lagoon's ecological role. Eelgrass can incorporate these elements and reroute ...