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Metals and other elements in tissues of wild fish from fish farms and comparison with farmed species in sites with oxic and anoxic sediments.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23790835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Farmed fish and wild fish aggregating in the vicinity of four Mediterranean fish farms with different environmental conditions were sampled. Levels of metals (including As and Se) were measured in the muscle, liver, gills, bone and intestine. The wild fish from sites with anoxic substrata accumulate metals (including As and Se) from the ambient habitat in their gills whereas those from sites with oxic substrata concentrate these elements through their diet in their intestine. Tissues of wild fish aggregating around farm cages accumulate a greater number of these elements and with higher concentrations than farmed fish. Habitat, diet, ecological needs, fat content of fish, and protein expression may play an important role in these element differences between fish species. Fe in flathead grey mullet, As in surmullet, rainbow wrasse, grey gurnard and picarel and Hg in bogue may pose a risk for human health. Farmed and wild fish are good sources of P, K, Cr and Se while flathead grey mullet, picarel and comber are excellent sources of Ca and Se.
Authors:
Ioanna Kalantzi; Kenneth D Black; Spiros A Pergantis; Tracy M Shimmield; Nafsika Papageorgiou; Katerina Sevastou; Ioannis Karakassis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-04-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food chemistry     Volume:  141     ISSN:  0308-8146     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Chem     Publication Date:  2013 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7702639     Medline TA:  Food Chem     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  680-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Biology Department, University of Crete, Voutes University Campus, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
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