Selenium Poisoning of Wildlife and Western Agriculture: Cause and Effect

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This project examined the hypothesis that selenium contamination is not the principal cause of the decline of endemic fish species in the Upper Colorado Basin. Activities employed to test this hypothesis included a reconnaissance of locations altered by recent road construction, a re-interpretation of available literature regarding selenium toxicity, and the interpretation of unpublished data obtained from the Upper Colorado Basin Fish Recovery Program. The project demonstrates that most of the evidence implicating selenium is circumstantial.

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Korte, N.E. February 1, 2000.

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This project examined the hypothesis that selenium contamination is not the principal cause of the decline of endemic fish species in the Upper Colorado Basin. Activities employed to test this hypothesis included a reconnaissance of locations altered by recent road construction, a re-interpretation of available literature regarding selenium toxicity, and the interpretation of unpublished data obtained from the Upper Colorado Basin Fish Recovery Program. The project demonstrates that most of the evidence implicating selenium is circumstantial.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2000/58
  • Report No.: ESD Publication No. 4979
  • Grant Number: AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/754357 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 754357
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709038

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Korte, N.E. Selenium Poisoning of Wildlife and Western Agriculture: Cause and Effect, report, February 1, 2000; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709038/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.