Seasonal variation of mercury in commercial fishes of the Amazon Triple Frontier, Western Amazon Basin
Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) has been spreading in the Western Amazon. ASGM is one of the main sources of pollution by anthropogenic mercury on the environment in the Amazon. Ecotoxicological approaches are ...
Mercury in fish marketed in the Amazon triple frontier and health risk assessment
Fish has great socioeconomic, cultural, and nutritional importance for Amazonian populations. Despite all health benefits, fish can accumulate great amounts of mercury (Hg). The entry of Hg in aquatic trophic chains is ...
Methylmercury in predatory and non-predatory fish species marketed in the Amazon triple frontier
This study assessed if the concentrations of methylmercury (MeHg) in predatory and non-predatory fish caught in the Upper Solimões River are safe for human consumption, according to the reference values established by the ...