2017
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.07.006
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Mohammad Shoeb, Md. Amjad Hossain, Md. Golam Kibria, Tonima Mustafa, Nilufar Nahar

Abstract: Abstract: Mercury (Hg) is an environmental pollutant, and can bioaccumulate and biomagnify in the food web. Twenty four fish samples of different tropic level i.e., Herbivore, Omnivore and Carnivore were collected from two contaminated rivers, the Megna and the Buriganga which surround the Dhaka division for the assessment of toxic Hg. Fourteen samples were found to contain Hg in the range of 0.01-0.09 mg/kg. The highest Hg (0.09 mg/kg) was found in the Carnivore, Bele (Glossogobius giuris). However, all fish…

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