Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 77–84 | Cite as

Trace metal concentrations in marine organisms from St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia

  • W. A. Maher
Article

Abstract

Trace metal concentrations were measured in the tissues of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and macrophytes from St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia. The concentrations of the measured metals (Cd < 0.025 to 2.1 μg g−1; Cu 0.51 to 9l μg g−1 5 Pb 0.02 to 3.6 ⧎g g−1; Zn l5 to 110 μg g−1)are similar to those from unpolluted areas and thus give no indication of pollution.

Keywords

Metal Concentration Trace Metal Macrophyte Marine Organism Trace Metal Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Maher
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  1. 1.Water Research CentreCanberra College of Advanced EducationBelconnen ACTAustralia

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