Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Levels of Organochlorine Pesticides in Brackish Water Fish from Niger River, Nigeria

Table 3

Organochlorine pesticide (HCH) levels in brackish fish (µg/kg fresh weight).

Fish Species/ Numberα-HCHβ-HCHγ-HCHδ-HCH

Drapane Africana 36.73±28.85 
(7.88-65.58)
142±56.74 
(85.52-199.0)
89.37±26.63 
(62.75-166.0)
89.42±29.58 
(59.84-119)
Mochokus Niloticus 13.15±9.27 
(0.72-26.43)
64.93±80.53 
(2.79-226.0)
30.90±27.36 
(4.97-85.63)
53.87±25.75 
(5.96-81.32)

Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus35.04±3.69 
(29.50-39.32)
93.71±44.18 
(33.7-160)
29.53±30.80 
(BDL-75.74)
119±100 
(39.29-271)
Pristipoma jubelini23.91±12.33 
(10.58-38.55)
42.39±10.34 
(25.21-52.56)
9.08±4.33 
(2.33-9.86)
73.85±21.89 
(48.36-99.45)
Vomer Septapinis36.47±8.21 
(20.83-54.26)
101±67.62 
(43.14-271)
25.11±24.46 
(BDL-64.68)
96.06±56.34 
(19.24-197)
Pseudotolithus senegalensis34.02±1.65 
(16.35-54.26)
64.46±21.33 
(46.80-163.0)
39.43±25.25 
(25.43-46.7) 
88.71±47.29 
(19.24-125.0) 

Mugil cephalus55.26±5.70 
(44.65-66.29)
148±105 
(59.96-360.0)
49.30±27.34 
(19.71-104.0)
114±81.34 
(16.9-248.0)
Pseudotolithus elongatus34.53±23.32 
(2.34-61.91)
151±130 
(4.02-490.0)
32.67±32.24 
(BDL-74.03)
93.75±94.12 
(BDL-282.0)
Lutjanus goreensis 38.5±17.2 
(22.2-56.3)
127.4±14.0 
(114.8-140.0)
79.0±8.00 
(70.0-87.5)
82.5±49.3 
(33.5-132.0)
Sphyraena piscatorum34.1±13.1 
(18.1-52.6)
122.0±9.00 
(109.5-135.8)
74.8±4.67 
(65.0-82.0)
78.4±45.3 
(28.2-129.0)