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Molybdenum Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review

Contaminant Hazard Reviews Report 19 ; Biological Report 85(1.19)

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Abstract

Ecological and toxicological aspects of molybdenum (Mo) in the environment are briefly reviewed, with emphasis on fish and wildlife. Subtopics include sources and uses, chemical properties, mode of action, background concentrations in biological and nonbiological samples, and lethal and sublethal effects on terrestrial plants and invertebrates, aquatic organisms, birds, and mammals. Current recommendations for Mo and the protection of sensitive living resources are presented.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Organization Series
Title:
Molybdenum Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review
Series title:
Contaminant Hazard Reviews
Series number:
Report 19 ; Biological Report 85(1.19)
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Publisher location:
Laurel, MD
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
vii, 61