Diversity and distribution of True Crabs (Brachyura) from intertidal rocky shores of Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf

S. M. R. Fatemi; Gh. Vossughi; P. Ghavam Mostafavi; F. Bahri

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 115-120

  Rocky shores are one of the most important habitats of marine environment in coastal areas. This study was done in 2010-2011 to investigate the diversity of true crabs in intertidal rocky shores of Qeshm island. Samples were collected from intertidal zones during the low-tide at 5 stations. The specimens ...  Read More

Fish Bile as Biomarker of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon Pollution in the Khure Mussa – Persian Gulf

A. Mashinchian Moradi; Sh. Zirehpour; M. B. Bahadori; Gh. Vossughi; M. B. Nabavi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 129-134

  Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon ( TPH ) are environmental contaminants that are released into the marine environment through oil spills, industrial and domestic activities. TPH are readily transformed into more hydrophilic metabolites, which are accumulated in bile. Thus fish bile can be used as a biomarker ...  Read More