Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1986

Abstract

Toxic organic chemicals have affected aquatic resources by (1) restricting harvest; (2) causing biological damage to harvestable stocks; and (3) damaging other biological resources eg. benthic animals and birds.

Areas under review:

Puget Sound, Oregon Bays, San Francisco Bay, Southern California, Louisiana, Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay, Texas Bays, Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries, Delaware Bay, New York Harbor, Hudson R~ ver - Raritan Bay Estuary, Narragansett Bay, the Great Lakes. Annotated bibliographies included with each sector.

Keywords

Environmental monitoring -- United States, Organic water pollutants -- Environmental aspects, Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States

Publication Statement

Final Report to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for Grant No~ NA84AA.-D-00071

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