Determination of heavy metals in fresh water fish species of the River Ravi, Pakistan compared to farmed fish varieties.

@article{Nawaz2010DeterminationOH,
  title={Determination of heavy metals in fresh water fish species of the River Ravi, Pakistan compared to farmed fish varieties.},
  author={Shaista Nawaz and Saeed Ahmad Nagra and Yasar Saleem and Amit Priyadarshi},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2010},
  volume={167 1-4},
  pages={461-71}
}
The untreated industrial and sewage wastes arising from industries and metropolitan activities make their passage to the River Ravi, Pakistan, where Balloki Headworks is one of the major sites of effluent concentration. This study was designed to evaluate the concentration of various toxic elements in fishes of that area compared to a nearby fish farm. The concentrations of heavy metals, such as As, Cd, Cu, Pb, Hg, and Zn, and electrolytes Ca, K, and Na were determined in different edible and… CONTINUE READING
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