Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Organochlorine pesticides (DDT and endosulfan) concentrations (µg/kg fresh weight) in brackish water fish.

Fish Species/Nop’DDDp’DDEp'p’DDTEndosulfan 
I
Endosulfan 
II
Endosulfan 
Sulfate

Drapane Africana (n=6)1232±1087 
(145.0-2320)
94.5±9.54 
(84.9-104.0)
234.0±173.0 
(61.2-408.0
68.7±21.1 
(47.6-89.8)
493.0±333.0 
(160.0-826)
233.0±29.0 
(204.0-262)
Mochokus Niloticus (n=6)654.0±584.0 
(BDL-1634
81.6±52.4 
(24.4-134.0)
191.0±176.0 
(BDL-455.0)
32.5±12.9 
(6.75-43.2)
337.0±379.0 
(37.4-1096)
49.1±63.9 
(BDL-177.0)
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (n=6)244.0±244 
(BDL-612.0)
100.0±43.6 
(50.9-166.0)
133.0±115.0 
(15.1-307.0)
34.3±21.1 
(15.7-65.9)
254.0±230.0 
(46.6-600.0)
47.2±31.5 
(BDL-79.4)
Pristipoma jubelini (n=6)95.7±25.1 
(52.2-111.0)
63.0±34.1 
(28.7-118.0)
90.4±43.4 
(28.7-118.0)
25.4±15.1 
(12.3-40.6)
95.7±25.1 
(54.2-111.0)
2.33±0.97 
(BDL-5.45)
Vomer Septapinis (n=6)476.0±407.0 
(67.3-1494)
65.1±21.6 
(32.5-118)
97.5±89.2 
(BDL-304.0)
42.5±21.4 
(14.3-82.5)
386.0±272.0 
(37.2-1022)
230.0±204.0 
(BDL-741)
Pseudotolithus senegalensis (n=6)859.0±635.0 
(67.3-2800)
49.2±16.8 
(44.8-67.2)
168.0±135.0 
(35.9-558.2)
48.4±34.1 
(17.2-29.1)
529.0±492.0 
(152.0-1830)
119.56±26.1 
(25.6-202.2)
Mugil cephalus (n=6)473.0±267.0 
(BDL-860.0)
84.1±43.4 
(8.34-132.0
133.0±125 
(36.0-384.0)
25.5±12.6 
11.5-42.2
222.0±168.0 
(BDL-559.0)
83.5±94.7 
(BDL-273.0)
Pseudotolithus elongatus (n=6)901.0±523.1 
(223-1987)
52.6±21.6 
(11.6-83.1)
245.0±201.0 
(21.6-492)
27.3±12.6 
(2.00-47.9)
508.0±413.0 
(40.5-1328)
6.25±9.58 
(BDL-25.0)
Lutjanus goreensis(n=6)141.0±45.0 
78.0-164.5
42.3±27.9 
14.1-69.7
31.7±21.9 
BDL-68.9
45.5±6.58 
38.0-56.9
196.5±18.5 
178.5-210.7
173.6±138.5 
36.9-300.4
Sphyraena piscatorum (n=6)130.6±36.8 
67.9-153.8
38.3±21.9 
7.28-60.5
28.3±17.50 
BDL-56.30
40.1±3.80 
34.5-50.1
186.5±9.00 
168.4-200.3
164.8±132.2 
28.6-297.4