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Which of the following phases doesn’t lead to bio accumulation in aquatic organism?

(a) Accumulation phase

(b) Steady-state

(c) Elimination phase

(d) Death phase

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The doubt is from The Process of Toxicants Uptake: Kinetic Aspect in portion Bioaccumulation of Toxicants of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right answer is (d) Death phase

Explanation: In aquatic organism, bio accumulation of toxic materials in organisms occurs via several phases like Accumulation phase, Steady-state, Elimination phase, whereas death phase is not included in the uptake phase as this leads to the decline phase.

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