ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2015, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 585–588. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2015. Original Russian Text © A.M. Trukhin, L.F. Kolosova, E.N. Slin’ko, 2015, published in Ekologiya, 2015, No. 6, pp. 466–469. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Heavy Metals in the Organs of Pacific Walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) from the Chukchi Peninsula A. M. Trukhin, L. F. Kolosova, and E. N. Slin’ko Il’ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Baltiiskaya 43, Vladivostok, 690041 Russia email: email@example.com Received September 5, 2014 Keywords: walrus, Bering Sea, heavy metals, level of concentration, biogenic microelements DOI: 10.1134/S1067413615060211 In the Northern Hemisphere, the Arctic is the most directions. The lead concentration increased in the sparsely populated region with a low level of anthropo 1980s and remains the same up to the present. Its genic impact on the environment. Nevertheless, glo detection rate increased in the samples. According to bal transport of different pollutants, including heavy the results obtained by Taylor et al. (Taylor et al., metals (HMs), with water masses and through atmo 1989), who studied 57 walruses procured in 1981– spheric transfers has brought about their presence in the 1984 on the near shore of the
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