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Determination of arsenic concentration in tiger tooth croaker (Otolithes ruber) and indian halibut (Psettodes erumei) using hydride generation atomic absorption spectrophotometer

E Rahimi; A Shakerian; M Raissy; E Kazemi Kheirabadi; A Behzadnia;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2011 Journal: Bihdāsht-i Mavādd-i Ghaz̠āyī, volume 1, issue 3, pages 41-46 (issn: 2228-7647, eissn: 2476-6968, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch
Heavy metal contaminants in fish are of particular interest because of their potential risk to human. This study was undertaken to determine the levels of arsenic in two fish type including tiger tooth croaker and Indian halibut in Esfahan. A total of 42 fish samples including 28 tiger tooth croaker (Otolithes ruber) and 14 Indian halibut (Psettodes erumei) were collected from retails of Esfahan from May 2010 to January 2011. For detection of arsenic contamination, the edible muscles of fish samples were analyzed by hydride generation atomic absorption spectrophotometer. The arsenic contamination in fish samples were found to be in the range of 11 to 98 µg/kg. C...
free text keywords: arsenic, Fish, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Heavy metal, lcsh:Food processing and manufacture, lcsh:TP368-456
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