Metal accumulation in the tissues of grass carps (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) from fresh water around a copper mine in Southeast China.

@article{Liu2012MetalAI,
  title={Metal accumulation in the tissues of grass carps (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) from fresh water around a copper mine in Southeast China.},
  author={Feng Liu and Hong-gang Ni and Feng Chen and Zhuan-Xi Luo and Heqing Shen and Liangpo Liu and Peng Wu},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={184 7},
  pages={4289-99}
}
Mining effluents are the main source of metals in the surrounding aquatic environment. The mining district of Purple Mountain has a history of copper mining for more than 30 years, but there is limited investigation of metal bioaccumulation in the aquatic creatures from the Tingjiang river catchment affected by the mining activities. In this study, we collected grass carps (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) from four sites, and analyzed the accumulation of chromium (Cr), nickel (Ni), manganese (Mn… CONTINUE READING

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