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Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v45.i5.60
pages 53-62

Peculiarities of the Distribution of Heavy Metals in the Organism of Fishes of Small Rivers of the Western Podolye

V. Ya. Biyak
Ternopil Teachers' Training University Ternopil, Ukraine
V. A. Khomenchuk
Ternopil National Pedagogic University, Ternopil, Ukraine
V. Z. Kurant
Ternopil Teachers'-Training University Ternopil, Ukraine


Results of the study of the content of heavy metals ions in the organism of some species of fishes of small rivers of the Western Podolye are given in the paper. The content of iron, cobalt, manganese, zinc, and copper was determined in the liver, muscles, and gills of Cyprinus carpio L., Carassius auratus L., Perca fluviatilis L., and Exox lucius L. The content of heavy metals ions in the organism of hydrobionts was investigated depending on the environmental conditions.