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Table 1 Mean (± SD) heavy metals concentration (mg/kg ww) in five fish species collected from Buriganga river, Bangladesh

From: Human health risks from heavy metals in fish of Buriganga river, Bangladesh

Heavy metals Concentrations of metals (mg/kg ww) in different species FSG (mg/kg ww) Reference
Puntius ticto Puntius sophore Puntius chola Labeo rohita Glossogobius giuris
V 2.02 ± 0.15 1.36 ± 0.10 1.30 ± 0.08 5.72 ± 0.23 1.43 ± 0.83 Not reported
Cr 5.54 ± 1.52 4.33 ± 1.35 3.57 ± 1.60 18.84 ± 1.72 5.13 ± 0.96 12.0–13.0 USFDA (1993)
Mn 34.98 ± 1.01 22.42 ± 0.70 29.09 ± 0.91 125.81 ± 2.57 27.89 ± 1.69 1.0 FAO (1983)
Ni 1.65 ± 0.27 1.21 ± 0.30 1.00 ± 0.52 6.64 ± 0.24 0.73 ± 0.19 80.0 USFDA (1993)
Cu 11.52 ± 3.34 9.04 ± 1.57 6.86 ± 1.11 18.77 ± 2.18 5.90 ± 0.50 30.0 WHO (1995)
Zn 203.58 ± 12.85 248.20 ± 14.63 292.13 ± 19.75 251.69 ± 18.17 194.68 ± 12.57 30.0 FAO (1983)
As 0.32 ± 0.01 0.19 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.00 0.73 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.01 1.0 FAO/WHO (2002)
Se 1.97 ± 0.58 1.68 ± 0.59 1.76 ± 0.68 1.81 ± 0.46 1.98 ± 0.14 1.0 MHSAC (2005)
Mo 0.08 ± 0.00 0.18 ± 0.00 0.06 ± 0.00 0.17 ± 0.01 0.05 ± 0.00 Not reported
Ag 0.12 ± 0.04 0.04 ± 0.01 0.02 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 Not reported
Cd 0.02 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.04 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.5
0.05
FAO (1983)
EC (2006)
Sb 0.03 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.00 0.06 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.00 1.0 FAO/WHO (2002)
Ba 17.92 ± 1.15 16.53 ± 0.88 23.06 ± 1.30 19.18 ± 1.01 7.31 ± 0.33 12 mg/day SCHER (2012)
Pb 3.05 ± 0.09 3.16 ± 0.08 2.32 ± 0.08 6.98 ± 0.23 1.77 ± 0.10 2.0
1.5
WHO (1995);
EC (2006)