Biomonitoring of heavy metals availability in the marine environment of Karachi , Pakistan , using oysters ( Crassostrea sp )

@inproceedings{Ali2014BiomonitoringOH,
  title={Biomonitoring of heavy metals availability in the marine environment of Karachi , Pakistan , using oysters ( Crassostrea sp )},
  author={Shaukat Ali and Farida Begum and Syed Arif Hussain and Ahmed Saeed Khan and H. Ali and Tika Khan and Ghulam Raza and K. Ali and Rehmat Karim},
  year={2014}
}
The Concentrations and distributions levels of six heavy metals (Cu, Zn Ni, Mn, Fe and Pb) were recorded in bodies/soft tissues of oysters obtained, between November 2005 and October 2006 from three polluted areas along Karachi, Pakistan coastal zone namely; Gizri, Korangi creek and Manora. The accumulation patterns of different metals with reference to seasons/months were also followed. According to the results, the oysters accumulated trace metals over a wide range of varying concentrations… CONTINUE READING