Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 48 - Self-Quiz - Page 883: 5



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Bioaccumulation occurs when pollutants accumulate over time in the tissues of an organism. Older organisms accumulate more of these pollutants than younger ones. Species with longer lifespans have higher amounts of pollutants in their tissues than those with shorter lifespans.
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