Table 4

Comparison of metal concentrations in dead sheaths of P. oceanica in the Western Mediterranean Sea.

Cr

Cu

Zn

As

Cd

Pb

Reference


Pointe Chèvres (France)

2.8 ± 0.4

Pergent-Martini, 1994

5 sites Haute Corse (France)

15.6 ± 6.7 (10–27)

1.4 ± 0.4 (1–1.84)

2.0 ± 1.0 (0.8–3.6)

Camuglio, 1995

Lavezzi Corse du Sud (France) 1976–1992

8 ± 2 (6–15)

19 ± 4 (13–30)

1.2 ± 0.2 (0.7–1.5)

5.0 ± 2.9 (1.7–12.0)

Roméo et al., 1995

La Darse (France) 1983–1992

34 ± 7 (27–46)

55 ± 7 (34–149)

0.5 ± 0.2 (0.3–0.9)

10.4 ± 7.1 (1.6–26.1)

Roméo et al., 1995

Cap Martin (France) 1986–1992

17 ± 2 (11–36)

61 ± 7 (35–59)

0.8 ± 0.1 (0.6–1.4)

10.0 ± 1.0 (2.5–22.1)

Roméo et al., 1995

Marseille (France) ?-?

17 ± 2 (4–36)

1.3 ± 0.2 (0.1–3.7)

9.5 ± 1.2 (1.2–28.3)

Baroli et al., 2001

Ischia (Italy) ?-?

17 ± 3 (5.0–58.0)

0.7 ± 0.2 (0.1–3.9)

11.2 ± 9.8 (1.8–18.3)

Baroli et al., 2001

Liscia Bay (Sardinia) 1978–1994

6 ± 3 (3–13)

0.6 ± 0.1 (0.3–0.8)

5.2 ± 8.0 (1.7–36.6)

Baroli et al., 2001


Concentrations were expressed in μg gDW-1 (mean ± standard deviation, minimum – maximum).

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

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