Accession Number : ADA322832

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

Descriptive Note : Biological rept.,

Corporate Author : PATUXENT WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s) : Eisler, Ronald

PDF Url : ADA322832

Report Date : AUG 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 73

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.

Descriptors :   *MOLYBDENUM, *STEEL, *INVERTEBRATES, *AQUATIC ORGANISMS, *WILDLIFE, *FISHES, HAZARDS, MAMMALS, CHEMICAL PROPERTIES, SENSITIVITY, RESOURCES, LETHALITY, LIFE(BIOLOGY), BIRDS, RESIDUES, MICROORGANISMS, OXIDOREDUCTASES, SUBLETHAL DOSAGE.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Ecology
      Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE