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Title
Occurrence and patterns of metals in mangrove forests from the Oman Sea, Iran
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Abstract
Concentrations of selected metals were investigated in roots, stems, leaves and sediments from mangrove forests situated along the coast of the Oman Sea, Iran. Results showed that the overall average concentrations of lead, nickel, copper, and zinc in sediments were 47.90, 54.12, 42.13 and 44 mu g/g dry weight (dw) and 3.81, 16.41, 29.23 and 25 mu g/g dw in plant tissues, respectively. In addition, the bioconcentration factors (BCFs) of root, stem and leaf ranged from 0.5 to 1.7, 0.2 to 1.5, and 0.4 to 1.3, respectively. Pollution indices showed that all investigated sites were in the category of low to moderate pollution (pollution load index: 1.5-0.11), with a 21 % probability of biological toxicity.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Marine pollution bulletin. - London, 1970, currens
Publication
London : 2024
ISSN
0025-326X [print]
1879-3363 [online]
DOI
10.1016/J.MARPOLBUL.2023.115866
Volume/pages
198 (2024) , p. 1-9
Article Reference
115866
ISI
001137705200001
Pubmed ID
38103497
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Last edited 08.02.2024
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