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- Zhang, Yuan, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2014 v.184 pp. 254-261
- bioaccumulation; birds; carbon; carnivores; eutrophication; fish; freshwater; herbivores; lakes; nitrogen; omnivores; people; perfluorooctane sulfonic acid; perfluorooctanoic acid; phytoplankton; predators; shrimp; stable isotopes; trophic levels; zooplankton; China
- ... In this study, the bioaccumulation of perfluorinated compounds from a food web in Taihu Lake in China was investigated. The organisms included egret bird species, carnivorous fish, omnivorous fish, herbivorous fish, zooplankton, phytoplankton, zoobenthos and white shrimp. Isotope analysis by δ13C and δ15N indicated that the carnivorous fish and egret were the top predators in the studied web, occu ...