Accumulated Levels of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, Dibenzofurans and Dioxin-like Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Freshwater Fish (Crucian carp)

민물 붕어 (Crucian carp)에 축적된 Dioxin, Furan 및 DL-PCBs 농도

  • Moon, Ji-Yong (Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Moon, Dong-Ho (Environmental Management Co., Analytical Research Center) ;
  • Jeong, Gi-Ho (Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University)
  • Published : 2009.07.31


Concentrations of dioxins, furans and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL-PCBs) were determined in crucian carp collected from eight locations mainly along the Nakdong River during 2004. Total dioxin concentrations which include concentrations of dioxins, furans and DL-PCBs ranged from 0.053 to 0.614 pg WHO-TEQ $g^{-1}$ wet wt. with a mean of $0.342{\pm}0.213$ pg WHO-TEQ $g^{-1}$ wet wt. The proportions of dioxins, furans and DL-PCBs to total dioxin TEQ were 4%, 12% and 84%, respectively. The results suggest that concentrations of dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls should be determined when total dioxin TEQ accumulated in freshwater fish is investigated.


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