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- Wurtsbaugh, Wayne A.; Gardberg, Jodi; Izdepski, Caleb
- The Science of the total environment 2011 v.409 no.20 pp. 4425-4434
- Great Salt Lake, etc ; Cyanobacteria; Ephydra; adults; bioaccumulation; chlorophyll; diet; ducks; food webs; habitats; humans; instars; invertebrates; lakes; larvae; littoral zone; liver; mercury; methylmercury compounds; periphyton; phytoplankton; pupae; pupation; risk; salinity; salt concentration; selenium; temperature; tissue weight; Utah; Show all 30 Subjects
- ... The Great Salt Lake has a salinity near 150g/L and is habitat for over 200 species of migratory birds. The diet of many of these birds is dependent on the food web of carbonaceous biostromes (stromatolites) that cover 260km² of the lake's littoral zone. We investigated the biostrome community to understand their production processes and to assess whether they are a potential vector for bioconcentr ...