Hydrocarbon residues in tissues of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) collected following the Exxon Valdez oil spill

by Brenda Elizabeth Ballachey

Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in [Anchorage, Alaska

Written in English
Published: Pages: 37 Downloads: 39
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Subjects:

  • Sea otter -- Effect of oil spills on -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound,
  • Hydrocarbons -- Analysis,
  • Hydrocarbons -- Bioaccumulation

Edition Notes

Other titlesExxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment final report
StatementBrenda E. Ballachey, Kimberly A. Kloecker.
ContributionsKloecker, Kimberly A., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 B2654 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 37, [15] p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23875585M
LC Control Number2009438386

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A number of toxic synthetic organic compounds can contaminate environmental soil through either local (e.g., industrial) or diffuse (e.g., agricultural) contamination. Increased levels of these toxic organic compounds in the environment have been associated with human health risks including cancer. Plant-associated bacteria, such as endophytic bacteria (non-pathogenic bacteria that Cited by: The sea urchin population had increased because the population of the predators, the sea otters, had been reduced drastically. The solution was protection of the sea otter and increase in its population, resulting in a reduction of the sea urchin population and maintenance of . Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia - by Helene MarshCited by: DDT is toxic to a wide range of living organisms, including marine animals such as crayfish, daphnids, sea shrimp and many species of fish. DDT, DDE and DDD magnify through the food chain, with apex predators such as raptor birds concentrating more chemicals than other animals in the same al formula: C₁₄H₉Cl₅.

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Final report}, author = {Ballachey, B E and Kloecker, K A}, abstractNote = {Ten moderately to heavily oiled sea otters were collected in. The data concerns the effects of this nightmarish spill on marine mammals, such as sea otters, harbor seals, killer whales, and humpback whales.

Because many of the book's contributors were on site within 24 hours of this 11 million gallon catastrophe, the book is a unique longitudinal study of the demise of an ecosystem due to a single acute. Hydrocarbon residues in tissues of sea otters (`enhydra lutris`) collected following the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Marine mammal study Exxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment. Return to Wildlife, Fish, and Habitats >> Marine Wildlife and Habitats Sea Otter Population Assessment.

With the exception of 13 small remnant populations, sea otters were extirpated from their historic range in the north Pacific Ocean during the 18th and 19th centuries as a result of the commercial harvest for their fur.

Estimation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in the water column based on tissue residues in mussels and salmon: An equilibrium partitioning approach.

Cetaceans in Oil. Pathology of Sea Otters. Gross Necropsy and Histopathological Lesions Found in Harbor Seals. Hydrocarbon Residues in Sea Otter Tissues. Hydrocarbon Contaminants in Harbor Seals in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska.

Tissue Hydrocarbon Levels and the Number Cetaceans Found Dead After the Spill. : Hydrocarbon residues in tissues of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) collected from Southeast Alaska.

Anchorage, AK: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Fish and Wildlife. Marine Mammals and the "Exxon Valdez" by Thomas R. Loughlin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Ballachey, B. and K.A. Kloecker. Hydrocarbon residues in tissues of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) collected following the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Exxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment study final report. Marine Mammal Study Hydrocarbon residues in tissues of sea otters (`enhydra lutris`) collected following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine mammal study Exxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource.

Get this from a library. Marine mammals and the Exxon Valdez. [Thomas R Loughlin; Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.;] -- The oil spill disaster that occurred when the Exxon Valdez ran aground has become part of the iconography of ecological disaster.

This book synthesizes previously confidential data only recently. The chemical, physical, and biological processes that affect how petroleum released into the marine environment behaves, Discussions of the principal sources of petroleum in the marine environment, Estimates of the mass of petroleum released to the marine environment each year from these sources.

Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) were the hardest-hit marine mammals. More than 3, otters were killed by oiling, out of a population of thousand. A total of oiled sea otters were captured and treated, of which survived and were released or placed in zoos. Overview of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, / Byron F.

Morris, Thomas R. Loughlin --Response activities / Steven T. Zimmerman, Carol S. Gorbics, Lloyd F. Lowry --Overview of sea otter studies / Brenda E. Ballachey, James L.

Bodkin, Anthony R. DeGange --Boat-based population surveys of sea otters in Prince William Sound / Douglas M. Burn. Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) were the hardest-hit marine mammals. More than 3, otters were killed by oiling, out of a population of thousand. A total of oiled sea otters were captured and treated, of which survived and were released or placed in : Bill Freedman.

Hydrocarbon Residues in Sea Otter Tissues / Daniel M. Mulcahy and Brenda E. Ballachey; Ch. Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Tissues of Harbor Seals from Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska / Kathryn J.

Frost, Carol-Ann Manen and Terry L. Wade; Ch. Brenda, E.B., Kimberly, A.K.: Hydrocarbon Residues in Tissues of Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris) Collected from Southeast Alaska.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill State/Federal, Alaska, Anchorage, Estados Unidos (July de ) Google ScholarAuthor: Rubén A. Rodriguez, Serguei Lonin. Contamination and Effects of Perfluorochemicals in Baikal Seal (Pusa sibirica).

Residue Level, Tissue Distribution, and Temporal TrendCited by: Joseph R. Geraci, Valerie J. Lounsbury, in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (Second Edition), 2 Oil Spills. Oil spills are visible and unsightly, and sea otters show us how quickly fatal one can be.

The Exxon Valdez incident in Prince William Sound, Alaska, was dramatic and beyond the proportion of other spills that have affected marine mammals (Loughlin, ). Oil in the sea from anthropogenic sources, whether from spills or chronic releases, is perceived as a major environmental problem.

Major oil spills occur occasionally and receive considerable public attention because of the obvious attendant environmental damage, including oil-coated shorelines and dead or moribund wildlife, especially oiled seabirds and marine mammals. Hydrocarbon Residues in Sea Otter Tissues Daniel M.

Mulcahy and Brenda E. Ballachey Chapter 19 Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Tissues of Harbor Seals from Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska Kathryn J.

Frost, Carol-Ann Manen, and Terry L. Wade Chapter 20 Tissue Hydrocarbon Levels and the Number of Cetaceans Found Dead after the Spill. Blus LJ, Neely BS, Lamont TG, Mulhern B () Residues of organochlorines and heavy metals in tissues and eggs of brown pelicans.

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(Hint think about how the residues interact with each other causing the protein to fold) There are four structures in an amino acid sequence.

First is the. Sea otters Sea otters spend a lot of their time on the sea surface and are totally depending on their fur for isolation and for the ability to float. As a consequence, sea otters are regarded as being very sensitive to oil spills as oil may result in the fur.

studying river otters were from or in combination from the province of Ontario (48%). Miscellaneous topics made up 16% of the publications. This paper reveals that in Canada very little scientific work has been published dealing with sea otters and that a huge number of the publications deal with river otters found within the province of Ontario.

Study sites were selected based on several criteria: (1) the location of intertidal and subtidal sampling sites for sediments and tissues, (2) the locations from which sea otter tissue samples were collected following the spill, (3) the capture location of radio telemetered sea otters, and (4) the relative degree of oiling at each site as.

Petroleum contamination is a growing environmental concern that harms both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. However, the public and regulatory and scientific communities have given more attention to the contamination of marine habitats.

This is because marine oil spills can have a serious economic impact on coastal activities, as well as on those who exploit the resources Cited by: 4. While sea otters are somewhat constrained by the m depth profile, they can navigate some distance over deep water. Translocated sea otters have traveled distances of up to 50 km, over water deeper than their maximum foraging depth, from San Nicolas Island to the mainland along southern California (Rathbun et al.

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Variation in transcript profiles in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) from Prince William Sound, Alaska and clinically normal reference otters. Marine Ecology Progress Series,– Moles, A. & Rice, S. ().Cited by:. Detection of Sea Otters in Boat-Based Surveys: Damage Assessment: MM Mortality of Sea Otter Weanlings in PWS: Damage Assessment: MM Hematology and Clinical Chemistry of Sea Otters: Damage Assessment: MM Hydrocarbon Residues in Tissues of Sea Otters: Damage Assessment: MM Age Distributions of Dead.hydrocarbon and sedimentary rock composed of compacted plant remains, mostly ancient club moss trees sitting above tropical swamps.

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