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Table 2

Effects of spatiotemporal, physicochemical factors and metallic fractions of exposure on metal bioaccumulation in caged mussels by ANCOVA: explanatory factors of the variability in %. Significant effects of factors are in bold (P < 0.05).

  Explanatory factors of variability

  Spatiotemporal Physicochemistry Exposure level Residual variability



  Site Year Temp. TSS DOC pH Ca Na Dissol. Particul.  
Cd 0.5 27.2 3.0 1.7 8.9 8.9 20.7 0.6 9.0 3.6 24.8
Co 0.3 4.4 2.0 1.2 2.4 0.0 37.4 1.1 2.2 32.7 18.5
Cr 3.6 27.8 4.8 0.1 0.2 7.8 11.7 0.8 8.9 21.2 22.0
Cu 1.6 15.4 1.3 1.3 2.1 0.3 26.9 0.9 12.7 18.4 31.8
Mn 2.8 1.8 11.6 0.9 27.3 5.2 18.1 6.2 8.9 4.2 21.7
Ni 0.6 15.2 1.4 9.2 0.0 0.9 12.2 8.5 1.5 21.0 30.9
Pb 0.8 4.2 0.1 7.0 0.2 0.0 2.0 1.6 0.0 46.6 37.5
Zn 4.3 28.4 0.1 8.2 0.6 0.2 4.3 8.2 0.5 18.6 27.2

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