What is it about?
determine whether fish caught and eaten in river waters impacted by agricultural activities contain trace metals. Determine whether the measured concentrations pose a risk to humans. the most consumed fish were studied and the concentrations of arsenic, cadmium, copper, lead and zinc were measured in the flesh of the fish.
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Why is it important?
This study is important because it shows the impact of human activities on the environment and particularly the aquatic environment. It also represents a database for the protection of the environment.
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This page is a summary of: Assessment and bioaccumulation of arsenic and trace metals in two commercial fish species collected from three rivers of Côte d'Ivoire and health risks, Microchemical Journal, May 2020, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2020.104604.
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