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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part B

A short note on human health hazard due to the consumption of heavy metal accumulated fish


Author(s): Satarupa Ghosh

Abstract: Fish is a nutritious and popular food item for the human being. But this can result in serious health problems in humans if it is contaminated with heavy metals. Environmental pollution created by us has resulted in the release of several potential toxic substances including heavy metals in the ecosystem. These metals can contaminate the water body and accumulate in muscle, liver, kidney and other organs of fish. Consumption of these fishes welcomes health problems in humans. Several studies carried out throughout the world have established the fish borne toxicity in humans. Though generally, the level of metals in fish we are consuming is within the safe limit, it warns us about the potential future threats.

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How to cite this article:
Satarupa Ghosh. A short note on human health hazard due to the consumption of heavy metal accumulated fish. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(1):84-85.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies