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- Kim, G.B.; Tanabe, S.; Tatsukawa, R.; Loughlin, T.R.; Shimazaki, K.
- Environmental toxicology and chemistry 1996 v.15 no.11 pp. 2043-2048
- Eumetopias jubatus; animals; bioaccumulation; coastal water; dibutyltin; diet; excretion; liver; tributyltin; Alaska; Japan
- ... The present study was conducted to examine sex difference, age, and temporal trends of butyltin accumulation and its biomagnification in Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) collected from Alaska, USA, during 1976-1985 and from Hokkaido, Japan, during 1994-1995. Average concentration of total butyltin compounds (Epsilon BT) in the liver of Steller sea lion from Alaska (19 ng/g wet weight) was muc ...