An Investigation on Cd, Cu, Zn, Pb, Cr, Fe Levels in Diopatra neapolitana (Delle Chiaje, 1841) and Sediments That Inhabit

Elif Çağrı Taş, Zeki Ergen, Uğur Sunlu


This study was carried out to determine the concentrations of some heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn, Cr and Fe) in Diopatra neapolitana (Delle Chiaje, 1841) and sediments in the middle region of İzmir Bay. In the two-year period between autumn 2002 and summer 2004, it has been determined that metal concentrations in D. neapolitana vary over time. The order of accumulation of metal concentrates in D. neapolitana was determined as Cd


Heavy metals; Polychaete; Diopatra neapolitana; Sediment quality; Izmir bay

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