Heavy metal toxicity in the estuarine, coastal, and marine ecosystems of India

by B. C. Mohapatra

Publisher: Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute in Kochi, Kerala State

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-116).

StatementB.C. Mohapatra ; [edited by] K. Rengarajan.
SeriesCMFRI special publication,, no. 69
ContributionsRengarajan, K., Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute.
LC ClassificationsRA1231.M52 M64 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6881920M
LC Control Number00440715

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Read the latest articles of Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. The toxicity of heavy metals may negatively affects marine biodiversity as higher concentration is detected in fish and other organisms.

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Heavy Metal Levels in Marine Invertebrates 6. Use of Microalgae and Invertebrates as Monitors of Metal Levels in Estuaries and Coastal Waters 7.

Toxic Effects of Metals and the Incidence of Metal Pollution in Marine Ecosystems 8. Research highlights The coastal and estuarine ecosystems in China are now facing increasing metal pollution pressures because of the elevated metal discharges from various sources.

Metal contamination in the coastal environments is closely associated with accelerated economic growth in the past decades. High metal contents can be detected in the sediments collected across the coasts in China. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title.

CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14). The order of toxicity (from low to high) has been suggested as follows: cobalt, aluminum, chrome, lead, nickel, zinc, copper, cadmium and mercury.

In marine environments however, three metals are of primary concern: lead, mercury and cadmium. Marine input. Heavy metals are a natural part of the earth's crust. Estuarine Ecosystems. An estuary is a partially enclosed body of water, and its surrounding coastal habitats, where salt water from the ocean typically mixes with fresh water from rivers or streams.

They are classified by the geology that defines them or the way in which water circulates throughout them. The habitats that surround an estuary as. Estuarine ecosystems are not only physically and chemically dynamic, but also harbor unique and often specialist floral and faunal species.

Nonetheless, they are subject to an increasing threat from existing human and projected climatic activities. This study examines the heavy metal contents of the Ulhas rivere stuary in Maharashtra, India – a biodiversity-rich and critically important. NUTRIENTS AND THE PRODUCTIVITY OF ESTUARINE AND COASTAL MARINE ECOSYSTEMS.

Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa: Vol. 12, No.pp. Heavy metal toxicity in animals 1. HEAVY METALS TOXICITY IN ANIMALS Dr. V.K. GUPTA Senior Scientist Division of Medicine Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 2. Itai-itai disease:Toyama, Japan, starting around Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd, Jinzu river 3.

The ecotoxicological sense of heavy metal contamination in sediments was determined using SQGs developed for marine and estuarine ecosystem[43]. The results were compared with universal guidelines on sediment toxicity limits by international environmental authority, considering the dependence of the biotic resource of this system.

Estuaries as interfaces between land, sea and the atmosphere. Amongst coastal ecosystems, estuaries need particular attention as interfaces between fresh and marine waters and the atmosphere. They are defined as zones of transition where emerges a water court which discharges into the sea, and are closely connected to the ecosystems adjacent to them.

Such interfaces are known as ecot. Details. Title: Heavy metal toxicity in the estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems of India Authors: Mohapatra, B C and Rengarajan, K Year: Language: English Pages: pp Format: Paperback ISBN: Price: Rs. 40 $15 Abstract.

Introduction. Estuarine and coastal ecosystems (ECEs) are some of the most heavily used and threatened natural systems globally (Lotze et al. Worm et al. Halpern et al. ).Their deterioration due to human activities is intense and increasing; 50% of salt marshes, 35% of mangroves, 30% of coral reefs, and 29% of seagrasses are either lost or degraded worldwide (Valiela et al.

Heavy metals are a member of an ill-defined subset of elements that exhibit metallic properties. These include the transition metals, some metalloids, lanthanides, and actinides.

One source defines heavy metal as one of the common transition metals, such as copper, lead, and zinc. Toxicity Toxins can affect the animals in an estuarine ecosystem through acute or chronic toxicity. Organisms suffer acute toxicity when exposure levels result in death within 96 hours.

Lethal doses differ for each toxin and species, and are influenced by the potency and. Citation MoHAi'ATi^^, B. AND K. RENGARAJAN Heavy metal toxicity in the estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems of India.

CMFRl Spl. Publ., 1 Front Cover A severely polluted canal (Sewage) in Kochi city Back Cover: The waste water from the Sewage Treatment Plant enters into a polluted backwater area in Kochi.

heavy metals are toxic to marine and estuarine organisms and to their consumers at higher trophic levels. including man. Recently Qasim and Gupta (), while reviewing the existing knowledge on the incidence and implication of heavy metal toxi­ cants in fishes of. Ecological implications of heavy metal concentrations in the sediments of Burullus Lagoon of Nile Delta, Egypt Zhongyuan Chena,*, Alaa Salemb, Zhuang Xuc, Weiguo Zhanga aState Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research of East China Normal University, ShanghaiChina b Geological Sciences Department of Kafrelsheikh University, KafrelsheikhEgypt.

Fact Sheet: Estuarine and Coastal Marine Waters: Bioassessment and Biocriteria Technical Guidance Related Information Biological Integrity (Biointegrity): The ability of an aquatic ecosystem to support and maintain a balanced, adaptive community of organisms having a species composition, diversity, and functional organization comparable to that.

These ecosystems support an abundance of plant and animal life. More specifically, the coastal waters of East Africa sustain a great variety of ecologically important species, including species of fish and 40 classes of corals, 5 species of sea turtles, and 35 species of marine mammals, including whales, dolphins, and the endangered dugong.

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In these systems, hydrodynamics mediate various ecological and biolo-gical processes. Introduction. Estuarine ecosystems are highly productive because of rich nutrients received from the river runoff. One of the important roles of the estuaries is to provide the nursery ground for many young marine animals, and thus support a unique community of plants and animals, especially adapted for life in the coastal areas.

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Both the spatial and temporal scales of these mechanisms are important, and therefore require modern instrumentation and state-of-the-art hydrodynamic models. The toxicity potentials are based exclusively on marine ecotoxicity data and take account of metal speciation and bioavailability.

CTPs were developed for nine cationic metals (Cd, Cr(III), Co, Cu(II), Fe(III), Mn, Ni, Pb, and Zn) in 64 large marine ecosystems (LMEs) covering all. Heavy metals as well as trace metal elements in aquatic ecosystems have received extensive attention due to their persistence and high toxicity to many aquatic organisms (Zhuang and Gao ).

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environment. It details the likely impacts of climate change over the next century on U.S. coastal and marine ecosystems, including estuaries, coral reefs, and the open ocean.mixture of contaminated sediments with relatively clean marine sediments and/or the release of metals into the water as a freshwater and seawater combination.[14] Heavy metal (Pb, Cu, and Cd) concentrations in seawater samples were quite similar to values referred to in other regions of the world coastal waters.[15–17] On the.