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Versie door Daphnisd op 9 jul 2009 om 16:28
Biomagnification is bioaccumulation through ingestion of prey items. It causes contaminant concentration to increase with increasing trophic level. Because of biomagnification low trofic level species (like phytoplancton) have a lower contaminent concentration than high trophic level species (like birds). .