BIOACCUMULATION OF METALS IN MUSCLE, LIVER AND GILLS OF SIX COMMERCIAL FISH SPECIES AT ANAIKARAI DAM OF RIVER KAVERI, SOUTH INDIA

@inproceedings{Bhuvaneshwari2012BIOACCUMULATIONOM,
  title={BIOACCUMULATION OF METALS IN MUSCLE, LIVER AND GILLS OF SIX COMMERCIAL FISH SPECIES AT ANAIKARAI DAM OF RIVER KAVERI, SOUTH INDIA},
  author={Rajendran Bhuvaneshwari and N. C. Mamtha and P. Selvam and Ramaswamy Babu Rajendran},
  year={2012}
}
Metals are an inherent component of the environment that pose a potential hazard to human beings and animals. The consumption of fish from the polluted site may result in bioaccumulation of persistent pollutants in ultimate recipient of the food web. In the present investigation muscle tissue, gill and liver of six species of fish collected from Anaikarai dam (118’N latitude and 7927’E longitude) of River Kaveri, South India were analyzed to study the metal accumulation in various tissues. The… CONTINUE READING

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