Environmental Engineering
Microplastic polymers in shellfish and fish in the coastal area

S. Basri K.; A. Daud; A.B. Birawida; M. Maming; H.J. Mukono; D.S. Arsyad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm****04.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The coastal area of Jeneponto Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is heavily impacted by microplastic pollution, which poses a threat to marine organisms such as shellfish and fish. This aim of this study was to identifiy the presence of microplastic polymers, including vinylidene ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Health risk assessment and microplastic pollution in streams through accumulation and interaction by heavy metals

A.M. Sabilillah; F.R. Palupi; B.K. Adji; A.P. Nugroho

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 719-740

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.04.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The threat posed by microplastics to humans through fish consumption is potentially great due to microplastics’ capacity to adsorb heavy metals. The Code and Gajahwong streams have suffered from plastic and heavy metal pollution as the major rivers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Land use variation impacts on trace elements in the tissues and health risks of a commercial fish

N.D. Takarina; O.M. Chuan; T.G. Pin; I. Femnisya; A. Fathinah; A.N.B. Ramadhan; R. Hermawan; A. Adiwibowo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 445-462

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.03.6

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Tropical coastal ecosystems globally have been affected by land use changes. This condition has caused a discharge of pollutants into the water, affecting marine organisms, including fish. Due to their habitat preferences, fish are prone to elevate heavy metals in their tissue. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Modeling the tropical fish community related to land uses and environmental determinants

N. D. Takarina; O. M. Chuan; M. I. Afifudin; L. Tristan; I. Arif; A. Adiwibowo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 515-530

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.03.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Coastal ecosystems worldwide have been threatened by changing land use and environmental determinants. These conditions have impacted important marine resources, including fish diversity. Southeast Asia, one region experiencing massive land use change, still has limited information ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Residual organochlorine pesticide contaminants profile in fish and sediment from a dam

N.J. Mensah; S. Antwi-Akomeah; E.J.D. Belford; G.E. Sebiawu; R. Aabeyir

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 273-286

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The vulnerability of the Sankana dam to organochlorine pesticide contamination is a major cause for concern. Indigenes rely on the dam for drinking water and irrigation of their farmlands as well as for fish and other aquatic delicacies. Virtually there exists no study on the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Contamination profile of heavy metals in marine fish and shellfish

M.A. Salam; S.C. Paul; S.N.B.M. Noor; S.A. Siddiqua; T.D. Aka; R. Wahab; E.R. Aweng

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 225-236

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.08

Abstract
  Rapid industrialization along with advanced agricultural activities led to the contamination in aquatic environment with heavy metals. Heavy metals ultimately pass into human body through having aquatic animals like fish, prawn and crab. In this study, accumulation of heavy metals (zinc, copper, iron, ...  Read More