Impact of some heavy metals present in the coastal area of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the gills, intestine and liver tissues of Lutjanus monostigma

EL. Jawaher A. Bin Dohaish
2018 Journal of environmental biology  
Aim : Methodology : Results : Interpretation : Jeddah city is one of the most industrialized cities in the Kingdom of SaudiArabia.In the present study, concentration of heavy metals iron, lead and nickel was estimated in the sediments and surface water of Red Sea, Jeddah and histological variations in the fish . Water, sediment and fish samples of fish from the Red Sea were collected from three random locations along coastal fishing regions shoreline 500 m, foreshore 2500 m and offshore 5000 m
more » ... nd offshore 5000 m seaward. The concentration of heavy metals, iron, nickel and lead in water and sediments were estimated by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Histological variation in gills, liver and intestine of fish were also studied .
doi:10.22438/jeb/39/2/prn-121 fatcat:6ysmifrge5hj7ii5pya3ngq4oe