Table 3

Metal concentrations (μg gDW-1) for the period 1997–2001 in sheaths of P.oceanica

Cr

Ni

Cu

Zn

As

Se

Cd

Pb


Calvi

25 ± 18

11 ± 9

9 ± 3

21 ± 4

14 ± 6

52 ± 30

1.1 ± 0.8

11 ± 6

N = 41

(6 – 89)

(2 – 44)

(4 – 17)

(13 – 30)

(6 – 26)

(17 – 115)

(0.6 – 5.6)

(2 – 30)

Lumio

22 ± 14

9 ± 6

9 ± 1

14 ± 3

19 ± 9

72 ± 40

0.4 ± 0.3

6 ± 2

N = 19

(6 – 58)

(2 – 25)

(6 – 12)

(10 – 20)

(9 – 38)

(30 – 125)

(0.1 – 0.8)

(1 – 13)

St Florent

39 ± 15

21 ± 7

16 ± 7

23 ± 4

14 ± 7

56 ± 35

0.7 ± 0.8

8 ± 3

N = 16

(20 – 73)

(10 – 37)

(7 – 26)

(15 – 32)

(7 – 25)

(20 – 103)

(0.3 – 3.7)

(3 – 14)

Nonza

123 ± 41

111 ± 52

13 ± 2

16 ± 3

20 ± 4

80 ± 15

1.2 ± 0.4

6 ± 3

N = 13

(67 – 207)

(46 – 223)

(10 – 16)

(11 – 22)

(9 – 26)

(37 – 108)

(0.6 – 2.1)

(3 – 13)

Macinaggio

48 ± 22

23 ± 11

9 ± 2

15 ± 4

21 ± 11

70 ± 45

0.4 ± 0.3

6 ± 2

N = 21

(13 – 96)

(4 – 47)

(4 – 13)

(8 – 30)

(7 – 44)

(23 – 138)

(0.1 – 0.9)

(1 – 10)

Bastia

74 ± 50

37 ± 24

15 ± 3

31 ± 8

19 ± 9

58 ± 40

0.4 ± 0.1

25 ± 29

N = 18

(23 – 182)

(11 – 87)

(11 – 21)

(21 – 51)

(8 – 40)

(13 – 109)

(0.2 – 0.5)

(8 – 135)


Metal concentrations sampled in Calvi, St Florent, Nonza, Lumio, Macinaggio and Bastia. (Mean ± Standard deviation, minimum – maximum).

Gosselin et al. BMC Ecology 2006 6:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-6-12

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