Lithium and other trace elements of relevance in fish from two African lakes compared with fish from European rivers and health risks for human consumers involved

Abstract

During a screening of trace elements in fish from Lake Turkana and Lake Naivasha, Kenya, high levels of cadmium and zinc have been reported, presenting risks for human consumers in the area. Besides of the geological... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Christof Plessl (University of Vienna)
  2. Elick Otachi (Egerton University)
  3. Wilfried Körner (University of Vienna)
  4. Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg)
  5. Bernhard Keppler (University of Vienna)
  6. Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna; University of Johannesburg)

Session

OS-D4 » THE EFFECT OF ANTROPOGENIC ACTIVITES ON WATER AND ORGANISMS THEREIN I: Water quality, fishes, invertebrates (08:30 - Tuesday, 12th January, Chui)

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