Contaminants of emerging concern in Bay Mussels throughout the Salish sea

Category: Fish/Shellfish Research

Published: 2019

Pages: 2

Author(s): C. Andrew James, Jennifer Lanksbury, Andrea Carey, Mariko Langness, Sandie O’Neill, James West

  • Transplanted mussels were deployed at 18 locations in Puget Sound and analyzed for CECs.
  • Results indicated a wide range of exposure to low levels of medications and antibiotics, some at levels of biological concern.

Suggested citation

James, C.A., Lanksbury, J.A., Carey, A.J., Langness, M., O'Neill, S.M., and West, J.E., (2019) Contaminants of emerging concern in Bay Mussels throughout the Salish sea. p. 22 in 2018 Salish Sea Toxics Monitoring Synthesis: A Selection of Research. Edited by C.A. James, R. Jordan, M. Langness, J. Lanksbury, D. Lester, S. O’Neill, K. Song, and C. Sullivan. Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program. Tacoma, WA. 88 pp: https://www.eopugetsound.org/articles/2018-salish-sea-toxics-monitoring-synthesis