Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
Pesticide and PCB Residues in the Neuse River Waterdog, Necturus lewisi
The Neuse River Waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a large, aquatic salamander endemic to the Neuse and Tar River systems of North Carolina. Some of the streams inhabited by the salamander drain lands subject to frequent pesticide applications. This paper reports the results of analysis of tissues to determine pesticide and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) residue levels.