Anatomy of a Toxic Spill: The Hudson River PCB StoryLoading Next Slide
Shrimp-like Zooplankter Zooplankton (animal plankton) such as this amphipod, devour phytoplankton and detritus in large quantities, inheriting the PCBs found in each tiny plant or fragment. PCBs bioaccumulate in zooplankton as they eat more and more contaminated food because the PCBs tend to remain attached to the host organism´s tissue. PCB levels in the low-to-mid parts-per-billion range.
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