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Contaminant Screening


Organotin Compounds
  • In Sediments,Tetrabutyl Tin (TBT) found in significant amounts at Jebel Ali port (UAE), Umm Said, Dukhan (Qatar), and off BAPCO (Bh.)
  • In Bivalves,TBT, DBT and TPhT presented with much higher levels in Pearl oysters from Abu Dhabi (UAE) and off BAPCO in Bh. In Rock oysters, Total Butyltins and TBT were relatively low except in Akkah Beach and Abu Dhabi in UAE and Hilf in Oman, reflecting detected high levels in their surrounding sediments
  • In Fish, TBT was low in most of analyzed fish .Exceptions were detected in muscle of some species from Badaiya (Bh), Umm Said and Doha (Qatar) and Quriyat (Oman). The derivatives Diphenyltin (DPHT) and Triphenyltin (TPHT) are detected in grouper from Al Khawr (Qatar)

Examples of Obtained Results:



Levels of Tributyltin (TBT) in Fish Muscles and Liver (Orange-spotted Grouper) from RSA during 2000-01










2017 Environment Day of the Region April 24, 2017. Join the Competition for drawing, essay and video film





Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Climate Change Dimensions in ROPME Sea Area | 10-12 April 2017. Kuwait





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