Susan Dobson, Ian Stewart, Andreas Kiermeier, Sam Rogers, Catherine McLeod


SafeFish Chair

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Technical Report

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This work presents quantitative exposure and risk assessment considerations for cadmium in Australian wild-caught prawns.



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The distribution of cadmium among prawns is highly skewed, with only small proportions from any location having a Cd concentration exceeding 0.5 mg/kg. King, Tiger and Banana prawns have mean Cd concentrations << 0.5 mg/kg, while Endeavour prawns have a mean Cd concentration of 0.4 mg/kg.

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