chapter  6
22 Pages

Bioconcentration, Bioaccumulation, and Biotransformation of Explosives and Related Compounds in Aquatic Organisms

Freshwater Macrophytic Algae ......................................................... 150 6.4 Conclusions and Recommendations ............................................................. 151 References .............................................................................................................. 152

Despite their high environmental relevance, the presence of explosives and related compounds in aquatic systems is not well studied (see Chapter 4). Studies examining the bioaccumulation and biotransformation potential were conducted only for a few compounds using a small number of aquatic species.