A comparative study of condition indices and heavy metals in perna viridis populations at sebatu and muar, Peninsular Malaysia

C. K. Yap, S. M. Al-Barwani

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This study compared some allometric parameters (shell length, shell width, shell height, total dry weight of soft tissues, condition index and heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn) in the different soft tissues of Perna viridis collected from Sebatu and Muar estuary. It was found that the total dry weight of soft tissues and condition index of mussels collected from Sebatu were significantly (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1063-1069
Number of pages7
JournalSains Malaysiana
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012



  • Condition index
  • Heavy metals
  • Perna viridis

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