Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Chlordane levels in brackish fish µg/kg fresh weight (fw) (n=6).

Fish Species/Noγ-Chlordaneα-ChlordaneHeptachlorHeptachlor epoxideMethoxychlor

Drapane Africana (n=6)87.68±16.32 
(71.4104.0)
123±50.30 
(73.4-174.0)
400.0±35.0 
(365.0-435.0)
71.1±22.5 
(48.6-93.6)
154±91.51 
(62.9-246.0)
Mochokus Niloticus (n=6)40.05±27.58 
(13.6-95.3)
33.55±30.26 
(7.58-94.1)
112.1±106.0 
(BDL-235.0)
98.8±71.6 
(40.5-242.0)
88.76±23.73 
(46.7-118.0)
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus(n=6)60.16±26.85 
(19.9-98.7)
45.10±22.09 
(13.8-78.3)
145.0±39.3 
(109.0-204.0)
113.0±66.9 
(13.0-175.0)
77.87±31.42 
(41.9-125.0)
Pristipoma jubelini (n=6)9.14±3.11 
(3.24-15.7)
37.62±8.45 
(24.8-40.6)
120.0±45.23 
(88.2-188.2)
19.1±4.33 
(24.8-40.6)
107.0±34.2 
(68.8-116.0)
Vomer Septapinis (n=6)50.21±10.55 
(23.83-65.08)
59.60±25.31 
(26.28-92.60)
179.0±60.2 
(108.0-330.0)
70.92±25.35 
(42.5-123)
100. ±23.31 
(70.32-156)
Pseudotolithus senegalensis (n=6)40.59±16.76 
(50.91-69.1)
58.09±31.81 
(35.3-44.4)
137.0±29.5 
(274.0-330.0)
48.27±5.77 
(12.3-150.0)
76.03±5.72 
(156.0-231.0)
Mugil cephalus (n=6)43.77±14.59 
(24.94-72.9)
61.84±37.58 
(25.7-61.8)
262.0±108.0 
(61.6-468.0)
154.0±33.0 
(111.0-197.0)
107±47.47 
(44.3-202.0)
Pseudotolithus elongatus (n=6)40.23±19.31 
(1.62-74.19)
61.57±47.22 
(13.8-156.0)
254±197.0 
(12.5-623.0)
107±86.16 
(1.80-201.0)
142±87.47 
(29.3-317.0)
Lutjanus Goreensis (6)43.6±2.78 
(40.9-45.2)
61.5±6.40 
(55.3-68.1)
509.9±240.2 
(244.3-809.5)
123.7±96.4 
(33.0-215.6)
410.8±317.2 
(73.8-430.9)
Sphyraena piscatorum(6)38.3±1.28 
(35.8-40.6)
55.4±1.68 
(50.1-62.6)
410±150 
(145.6-760.5)
118.5±88.4 
(25.7-209.5)
390.2±218.4 
(64.8-740.8)