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bioaccumulate

(bī-ō-ă-kyū'myū-lāt),
Accumulation of environmental chemicals in tissues of exposed organisms.
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Thus, the organ level order of metal bioaccumulation in the two fish species was in the order of Gills>Liver>Muscle, which is the same as the report of Osakwe et al.
In this present study, it was observed that gills were the primary target of the metal bioaccumulation. Fish absorbs metals from the external environment primarily through their gills [17].
Significant stational differences were determined in terms of silver bioaccumulation levels in Gammarus sp.
The silver bioaccumulation in fishes of Emet Stream, especially caught from downstream, was higher than that of the present study (Tokatli et al., 2013).
Bioaccumulation pattern of zinc in freshwater fish Channa punctatus (Bloch.) after chronic exposure.
Bioaccumulation of Cr, manganese, nickel and lead in the tissues of the moggel, Labeo umbratus (Cyprinidae) from Witbank Dam, Mpumalanga.
Bioaccumulation of any metal above its threshold level invariably results in stress often leading to irreversible physiological conditions [8].
The metal bioaccumulation of Pb in the Rui fish has the decreasing order of liver>gill>kidney>muscle>gonad.
If we evaluate the Ag bioaccumulations of fish tissues on human health, Ag contents of muscle tissues were not seen as dangerous.
In aquatic system they diffuse radially and fish often being on the top of aquatic food chain are more susceptible to the hazardous effects as compared to terrestrial vertebrates [22] (Chezhian et al., 2010) and it is critical to investigate and monitor the bioaccumulation pattern [23].
Besides, the effects of the variation of the abiotic parameters have been reported on CAT activity and bioaccumulation of heavy metals [12,22-26].
Tilapia zilli showed high bioaccumulation factors of 244, 229 and 178 for Cr, Zn and Cu, respectively.