The objective of our study was to determine the efficiency with which lake trout retain DDT from their natural food. Our estimate of DDT assimilation efficiency would represent the most realistic estimate, to date, for use in risk assessment models.
|Title||Trophic transfer efficiency of DDT to lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) from their prey|
|Authors||C.P. Madenjian, D.V. O'Connor|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Great Lakes Science Center|