Mercury and explosive compound 4-aminodinitrotoluene (4-ADNT) in dab (Limanda limanda) caught at munition dumping site Kolberger Heide in the Kiel Bight, Baltic Sea


Dumped munitions contain various harmful substances which can affect marine biota like fish. One of them is mercury (Hg), included in the common explosive primer. Another is 4-aminodinitrotoluene (4-ADNT), an explosive-metabolite. 251 individual dab (Limanda limanda L.) caught at the dump site Kolberger Heide a and nearby reference sites in 2017 and 2018 were analysed. The table contain individual data on Hg, 4-aminodinitrotoluene, age, length, weight, sex and condition factor.

Projects:DAIMON ( Interreg Baltic Sea Region (

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Creator Kammann, Ulrike (ORCID: 0000-0002-3738-148X); Aust, Marc-Oliver; Siegmund, Maike; Schmidt, Nicole; Straumer, Katharina; Lang, Thomas
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2022
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 1992 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (10.166W, 54.455S, 10.789E, 54.559N); Baltic Sea
Temporal Coverage Begin 2017-08-09T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z