Research Article

An Assessment of Heavy Metals Toxicity in Asian Clam, Corbicula fluminea, from Mekong River, Pa Sak River, and Lopburi River, Thailand

Table 1

Mean concentrations of Zn, Cu, Cd, Cr, Mn, and Pb (μg/g ± SD) in freshwater Asian clam.


Lopburi River157.73±39.0088.55±9.750.88±0.086.95±2.1013.96±2.553.43±2.76
Mekong River127.33±29.0984.61±2.951.72±05.79±1.51100.63±5.403.61±1.50
Pa Sak River163.65±69.93127.15±0.911.95±0.0715.0±8.6395.2±13.298.55±9.55

Remark: post hoc: mean metal concentrations of different location sharing a common letter for a particular metal present no significant differences, p>0.05; having different letters represents a significant difference, p<0.05.