Regional survey of heavy metals in fish and fish products: Myanmar
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The paper presents the results of the survey that aimed to determine the level of heavy metals namely cadmium, lead, and total mercury among fish and fish products in Myanmar. The samples that were analysed include black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon), snake head (Channa striata), striped catfish (Pangasius pangasius), squid (Loligo duvauceli), cuttle fish (Sepia pharaonis), rohu (Labeo rohita), grouper (Epinephelus tauvina), seabass (Lates calcarifer), and giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) were taken from different locations in the country such as, Yangon, Ayeyarwaddy, Tanintharyi, and Rakhine.
Winn, U. T. (2008). Regional survey of heavy metals in fish and fish products: Myanmar. In Technical Compilation of Heavy Metals, Pesticide Residues, Histamine and Drug Residues in Fish and Fish Products in Southeast Asia (pp. 38-46). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Heavy metals; Food contamination; Pollutants; Cadmium; Lead; Mercury; Marine fish; Chemical analysis; Fishery products; Freshwater fish; Penaeus monodon; Channa striata; Pangasius pangasius; Loligo duvauceli; Sepia pharaonis; Labeo rohita; Epinephelus tauvina; Lates calcarifer; Macrobrachium rosenbergii; Myanmar