Pesticide Contamination in Muscle Tissues of Croaker Fishes from Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria.

Two croaker fish species, Pseudotolithus senegalensis and Pseudotolithus typuswere sampled seasonally from Lagos Lagoon between December 2008 and September 2009 and analysed for pesticide residues. The muscle tissues of the fishes were subjected to cold extraction and subsequently clean-up. The detection and determination of the organochlorine residues were performed using gas chromatography….