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Posidonia oceanica and Zostera marina as Potential Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Contamination in Coastal Systems

By Lila Ferrat, Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, G. Cates Rex, Christine Pergent-Martini, Gerard Pergent, Jiping Zou, Michele Romeo, Vanina Pasqualini and Catherine Fernandez

Submitted: April 13th 2011Reviewed: October 7th 2011Published: May 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/32772

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Lila Ferrat, Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, G. Cates Rex, Christine Pergent-Martini, Gerard Pergent, Jiping Zou, Michele Romeo, Vanina Pasqualini and Catherine Fernandez (May 16th 2012). Posidonia oceanica and Zostera marina as Potential Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Contamination in Coastal Systems, Ecological Water Quality - Water Treatment and Reuse, Kostas Voudouris, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/32772. Available from:

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