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Molybdenum Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review

June 9, 2009

Ecological and toxicological aspects of molybdenum (Mo) in the environment are briefly reviewed, with emphasis on fish and wildlife. Subtopics include sources and uses, chemical properties, mode of action, background concentrations in biological and nonbiological samples, and lethal and sublethal effects on terrestrial plants and invertebrates, aquatic organisms, birds, and mammals. Current recommendations for Mo and the protection of sensitive living resources are presented.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1989
Title Molybdenum Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review
DOI
Authors R. Eisler
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Organization Series
Series Title Contaminant Hazard Reviews
Series Number Report 19 ; Biological Report 85(1.19)
Index ID 5200076
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center