Plants and animals in an environment. Some of these plants and animals might be sources of food, clothing, or medicines for people.

Source: ATSDR  Glossary of Terms

The term "biota" was found in the following pages:

TBT from antifouling paint is still endangering marine life, says WWF | EVISA's News
Journals database: Environmental Pollutants and Bioavailability
Biometals 2016: 10th International Biometals Symposium | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Kelp manufacture contributed to arsenic pollution of remote Scottish islands | EVISA's News
ICCE 2013: 14th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Directory of scientists: Jérôme F.L. Duval
Mercury contaminated freshwater fish from the NE United States: Where comes the mercury from ? | EVISA's News
Man made mercury pollution is reaching even deep ocean organisms | EVISA's News
BioMetals 2018: 11th International Biometals Symposium | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Link database: USA: New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission: Mercury research
Instrument database: Brooks Rand Labs - Modell III Mercury Analyzer
Toxic inorganic arsenic species found in Japanese seaweed food | EVISA's News
Journals database: Marine Ecology
Cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes in archived German freshwater fish samples covering a period of two decades | EVISA's News
Link database: Princeton University: Mercury Cycling and Methylation
Company database: International Society of Environmental Forensics (ISEF)
ICMGP 11: International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Link database: EPA: Surface Water Models to Assess Exposures
Journals database: Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung (UWSF)
Journals database: Environmental Forensics