Zinc Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review
Ecological and toxicological aspects of zinc in the environment are reviewed with emphasis on natural resources. Subtopics include sources and uses; chemical and biochemical properties; carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity; background concentrations in biological and nonbiological compartments; effects of zinc deficiency; toxic and sublethal effects on terrestrial plants and invertebrates, aquatic organisms, birds, and mammals; and recommendations for the protection of sensitive resources.
Publisher - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Subjects - Chemical, Zinc; Contaminants
Citation: Eisler R. 1993. Zinc Hazards to Fish, Wildlife, and Invertebrates: A Synoptic Review. Laurel (MD): U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); 26. 79 pp http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/infobase/eisler/CHR_26_Zinc.pdf