Cadmium concentrations in mussels

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:37 AM
Mussels: Mytilus edulis - North East Atlantic; Mytilus galloprovincialis - Mediterranean and Black Sea

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Median mg/kg wet weight for 1995-1999 (2001 for Black Sea). EU-legislation limit for cadmium (Cd) in foodstuffs 'bivalve molluscs' is 1 mg/kg wet weight (EU, 2001b). Larger symbols may obscure other symbols.

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