HEAVY METALS CONTAMINATION IN COMMON CARP FISH CULTURE (Cyprlnus carpio) AT SAGULING RESERVOIR
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Inland watsr like river and lake are often received domestic and industrial waste poluting the water. a part substances substances recorded in inland water will creat negative effect to living organisms. Heavy metals may become carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic agent. The of this study was to evaluate the heavy metals content in Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) cultured in floating at cages in Saguling Reservoir. The result of the study revealed that Saguling Reservoir was polluted by organic and anorganic substances. Anorganic substances which pollute this Reservoir were heavy metals. Most of Common Carp cultured in the net cages were contaminated by heavy metals, especially in the gill, liver and spleen organs. Heavy metals content in the spleen was highsr than that in liver and gills, in the liver it was higher than in the gills. However, the Common Carp flesh was relatively being safe for human consumption.
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