Suscripción a Biblioteca: Guest
Portal Digitalde Biblioteca Digital eLibros Revistas Referencias y Libros de Ponencias Colecciones
Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Imprimir: 0018-8166
ISSN En Línea: 1943-5991

Volumes:
Volumen 55, 2019 Volumen 54, 2018 Volumen 53, 2017 Volumen 52, 2016 Volumen 51, 2015 Volumen 50, 2014 Volumen 49, 2013 Volumen 48, 2012 Volumen 47, 2011 Volumen 46, 2010 Volumen 45, 2009 Volumen 44, 2008 Volumen 43, 2007 Volumen 42, 2006 Volumen 41, 2005 Volumen 40, 2004 Volumen 39, 2003 Volumen 38, 2002 Volumen 37, 2001 Volumen 36, 2000 Volumen 35, 1999 Volumen 34, 1998

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v47.i5.40
pages 43-55

Background Content of Heavy Metals in Bivalvia of the Ukrainian Section of the Desna River

D. V. Lukashov
Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University, Kiev, Ukraine

SINOPSIS

The peculiarities of the distribution of heavy metals (Cd, Zn, Cu, Cr, Ni, Co, and Fe) were studied in the water, bottom sediments, and Bivalvia (Anodonta anatina and Unio tumidus) occurring in the Ukrainian section of the Desna River. It has been found that the content of Mn, Fe, and Cu in the water was higher than their limiting permissible concentration for water bodies used for fishery almost over the whole riverbed. At the same time, even the spill of sewage of the town of Chernigov did not result in the increase in the content of Cd, Cr, and Ni. The content of heavy metals in soft tissues of mollusks was characterized by complicated spatial dynamics: the content of Cd and Ni gradually increased from the reaches of the river to its estuary, the content of Cu and Zn gradually decreased toward the estuary of the river, whereas the content of Fe, Cr, Mn, and Co increased in the middle reaches of the river and decreased towards its estuary. The background content of heavy metals in the tissues of mollusks was calculated. It has been found that the content of Mn, Cr, Fe, and Co increased within the border between the Chernigov and Sumy regions. The concentration of Ni increased in the estuary of the Desna River. Thus, these regions are contaminated by the above mentioned chemical elements.


Articles with similar content:

Content and Forms of Metals Migration in the Water of the Zaporozhye Reservoir
Hydrobiological Journal, Vol.46, 2010, issue 6
I. B. Zubenko, V. A. Zhezherya, P. N. Linnik, A. V. Zubko
Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Anodonta anatina (L.) in the Place of Household Sewage Release in the River Ecosystem
Hydrobiological Journal, Vol.46, 2010, issue 4
D. V. Lukashov
Oxygen Regime of the Water Bodies as Main Factor of Different Metals Forms Migration within the System “Bottom Sediments - Water”
Hydrobiological Journal, Vol.45, 2009, issue 2
I. B. Zubenko, O. V. Timchenko, P. N. Linnik, A. V. Zubko, L. A. Malinovskaya
Influence of pH on the Migration of Various Forms of Metals in the "Bottom Sediments - Water" System under Experimental Conditions
Hydrobiological Journal, Vol.45, 2009, issue 3
I. B. Zubenko, I. I. Ignatenko, P. N. Linnik, A. V. Zubko, L. A. Malinovskaya
Heavy Metals in Surface Waters of Ukraine: Their Content and Forms of Migration
Hydrobiological Journal, Vol.36, 2000, issue 3
P. N. Linnik