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Research Article

Assessing the Ecological Risk of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments at Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Table 9

Concentration ranges of PAHs in sediment from Langkawi Island and toxicity guidelines.

SQG, ng g−1PAH concentration ng g−1d.w. (s)Stations (S)
ERLERMMINMAXS < ERL ERL < S < ERMName of S < ERMS OF > ERM

Nap16021007236237S2, S3, S4,
S5, S6, S7, S8
1MNap85800129491S3
2MNap7067028610
Acy446401315982S3, S4
Ace165001525919S1, S2, S3, S4, S5,
S6, S7, S8, S10
Fl1954032182S6, S10
Phe2401500196510
Ant85110076010
FIu6005100237910
Pyr66526004316210
BaA26016001714510
Chr38028002645591S10
BbF1863
BkF3176
BaP4302800185510
InP240950511210
DBA632601613673S6, S7, S9
BgP853302214382S6, S10

3442242903622532

SQGs: sediment quality guidelines, ERL: effect range-low, ERM: effect range-median.

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