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Contamination status and accumulation profiles of organotins in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) found dead along the coasts of California, Washington, Alaska (USA), and Kamchatka (Russia)

Overview of attention for article published in Marine Pollution Bulletin, April 2008
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Title
Contamination status and accumulation profiles of organotins in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) found dead along the coasts of California, Washington, Alaska (USA), and Kamchatka (Russia)
Published in
Marine Pollution Bulletin, April 2008
DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.01.019
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Authors

Satoko Murata, Shin Takahashi, Tetsuro Agusa, Nancy J. Thomas, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Shinsuke Tanabe

Abstract

Organotin compounds (OTs) including mono- to tri-butyltins, -phenyltins, and -octyltins were determined in the liver of adult sea otters (Enhydra lutris) found dead along the coasts of California, Washington, and Alaska in the USA and Kamchatka, Russia. Total concentrations of OTs in sea otters from California ranged from 34 to 4100ng/g on a wet weight basis. The order of concentrations of OTs in sea otters was total butyltins>total octyltins> or = total phenyltins. Elevated concentrations of butyltins (BTs) were found in some otters classified under 'infectious-disease' mortality category. Concentrations of BTs in few of these otters were close to or above the threshold levels for adverse health effects. Total butyltin concentrations decreased significantly in the livers of California sea otters since the 1990s. Based on the concentrations of organotins in sea otters collected from 1992 to 2002, the half-lives of tributyltin and total butyltins in sea otters were estimated to be approximately three years.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 4 2%
Japan 2 1%
India 2 1%
United Kingdom 2 1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Turkey 1 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Other 4 2%
Unknown 148 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 43 26%
Student > Master 27 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 15%
Student > Bachelor 19 11%
Other 14 8%
Other 29 17%
Unknown 10 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 97 58%
Environmental Science 41 25%
Chemistry 9 5%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 1%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 1%
Other 5 3%
Unknown 11 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 March 2011.
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#3,524,568
of 12,288,060 outputs
Outputs from Marine Pollution Bulletin
#1,161
of 4,156 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#79,108
of 266,994 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Marine Pollution Bulletin
#35
of 63 outputs
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