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Metal pollution is leaving scallops helpless against crabs and lobsters

Will Notley, Author provided Bryce Stewart, University of York and Roland Kröger, University of York Shellfish such as scallops, mussels and oysters – bivalve molluscs – readily take up tiny specs of metals into their tissues and shells. In sufficient concentrations this can harm their growth and survival chances, and even threaten the health of any human who eats their …

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