Figure 7: Global Distribution of Gold Levels in Female Sperm Whales. This figure shows the global distribution of mean Au levels in 90 adult female sperm whales grouped by sampling region. 1No female whales were found in the Chagos, Galapagos or Indian Ocean regions; 2Specific regions are named for the nearest land body or ocean region; 3All data are presented in ug total Au/g tissue wet weight +/- standard deviation. Regions that differ for females (p < 0.05): Mauritius with Canary Islands, Cocos and Sri Lanka.