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Ambient concentrations of selected organochlorines in estuaries

Publication date:  June 1999
Publication reference number:  ME 316

This 1999 report provides data on the concentrations of dioxins, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides and chlorophenols in sediment and shellfish collected from 12 estuaries throughout New Zealand. These include estuaries within agricultural and urbanised catchments, as well as estuaries that are remote from anthropogenic influences.