Accumulation of elements (S, As, Br, Sr, Cd, Hg, Pb) in two populations of Cancer pagurus: ecological implications to human consumption.

  title={Accumulation of elements (S, As, Br, Sr, Cd, Hg, Pb) in two populations of Cancer pagurus: ecological implications to human consumption.},
  author={Sara Barrento and Ant{\'o}nio Marques and B{\'a}rbara J. S. Teixeira and Maria Lu{\'i}sa Carvalho and Paulo Vaz-Pires and Maria Leonor Nunes},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  volume={47 1},
The brown crab Cancer pagurus is highly appreciated in Southern European countries and edible tissues are consumed separately or as mixtures. This species is mostly harvested along the Scottish Coast and English Channel and has different market prices depending on the catching area and sex. The aim of this study was to quantify and characterize the contents of S, As, Br, Sr, Cd, Hg and Pb in muscle, hepatopancreas, gonads and gills of female and male crabs from both catching areas. Additionally… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 references

Trace element characterization of some food crustacean tissue samples by EDXRF technique

  • A. Mohapatra, T. R. Rautray, V. Vijayan, R. K. Mohanty, S. K. Dey
  • Aquaculture
  • 2007
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Distribution patterns of chalcogens ( S , Se , Te , and 210 Po ) in various tissues of a squid , Todarodes pacificus

  • M. I. Hashmi, S. Mustafab, S. A. Tariqa
  • Sci . Total Environ .
  • 2008

Distribution patterns of chalcogens (S, Se, Te, and 210Po) in various tissues of a squid

  • W. Hannelore, K. Seolwon, K. Guebuem, K. Mi Ran, K. Beum
  • Todarodes pacificus. Sci. Total Environ
  • 2008
2 Excerpts

Essential elements and contaminants in edible tissues of European and American lobsters

  • S. Barrento, A. Marques, B. Teixeira, P. Vaz-Pires, Carvalho, M.L.M.L. Nunes
  • Food Chem.,
  • 2008

Heavy metal concentration in fish, shellfish and fish products from internal markets of India vis-avis international standards

  • P. Sivaperumal, T. V. Sankar, P. G. Nair
  • Food Chem
  • 2007
2 Excerpts

Seafood Choices: Balancing Benefits and Risks. Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences

  • M. C. Nesheim, A. L. Yaktine
  • 2007
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…