Braz J Biol 2021 20;83:e249641. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz - UESC, Departamento de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais - DCAA, Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciência Animal, Ilhéus, BA, Brasil.
Estuaries receive daily inputs of chemical elements which can impact the quality of water and sediment, as well as the health of biota. In addition to the sediment, bivalve mollusks have been used in the chemical monitoring of these systems. This study investigated the presence and contents of As, Ba, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn in superficial sediment and in bivalves (Crassostrea gasar, C. Read More