Contaminants Ringed Seal blubbere Crustaceanb(crabs, shrimp) Deep sea Fishc (Mora moro) (Muscle tissue) Edible clamsa Seabirdd (Herring gull)
Total DDT(ng/g) 34.8 – 904 18 - 24 7.4 –12.6 0.6 – 3.4 0.2 – 18.8
Total PAHs(μg g-1 wetwt) 65.8 – 140.7 98 - 180 0.2 – 0.6 2.1 – 24.5 0-333
Total PCBs(ng/g wet wt) 501 – 6010 6.1 - 14 13.8 – 24.0 1.6 – 15.4 0.4 -340
a:(Binelli et al.) b:(Sericano et al.) c(Sole et al.) d:(Shore et al.) e:(Kucklick et al., Holsbeek et al.)
Table 1: Concentrations of some persistent organic pollutants in marine organisms.