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Table 1 PSD site data for average total PAHs, three representative PAH compounds, and total PCBs measured per one PSD

From: Cardiac physiology and metabolic gene expression during late organogenesis among F. heteroclitus embryo families from crosses between pollution-sensitive and -resistant parents

Study sites Site GPS coordinates Maximum concentrations measured per PSD (ng/sample)
Total PAHs Pyrene Phenanthrene Fluoranthene Total PCBs
Magotha Bay, VA 37° 10.6′ N 75° 56.5′ W 11.55 < 0.1 1.57 1.02 1.9
Elizabeth River, VA 36° 48.5′ N 76° 17.7W 5630 692 230 2350 6.2
Manteo, NC 35° 53.8′ N 75° 36.9′W 28.8 1.23 1.49 0.97 1.3
Clinton, CT 41° 15.3′ N 72° 32.8′ W 135 11.7 20.12 30.3 3.7
Newark Bay, NJ 40° 41.2′ N 74° 6.7W 224 20.4 17.3 29.4 54
Tuckerton, NJ 39° 32.2′ N 74° 19.4′ W 63.7 5.79 6.06 19.2 2.6
Sandwich, MA 41° 44.0′ N 70° 23.0′ W 37 < 0.1 6.04 0.6 4.1
New Bedford Harbor, MA 41° 39.9′ N 70° 54.9W 96.2 9.78 7.48 13.4 660
Pt. Judith, RI 41° 21.7′ N 71° 28.9′W 38.9 2.4 5.14 3.07 2.1
  1. Six PSDs were deployed at each site. Polluted sites are in bold