1974 October: Bluff Beach (SA). Pesticides in Snook: Lindane, Dieldrin, DDE

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Appendix 5

Table 1.

Results of Fish Analysed for Pesticides

All Results Calculated on a Fat Basis

mg/kg

Tickera – Yel lowfin whiting 29/3/74, HCB 0.25, Lindane 0.63, Dieldrin 3.0, DDT 3.75

Gurra Lakes – Bony Bream 29/4/74 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.01, Dieldin 0.08, DDE 0.11, DDD 0.1

Bluff Beach – SG Snook 4/10/74 Lindane 0.02 Dieldrin 0.11, DDE 0.22

Bluff Beach – SG Snook 4/10/74 Lindane 0.03, Dieldrin 0.39, DDE 0.39

Whyalla – Snapper 9/10/74 HCB 0.05, Lindane 0.03, Dieldrin 0.24, DDT 0.11

Cowell – Snapper 14/1/75 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.15, Dieldrin 0.46, DDE 0.38, DDT 0.5

Gurra Lakes – Callop 26/2/75 HCB 0.06, Lindane 0.02, Dieldrin 0.21, DDE 0.23, DDD 0.24, DDT 0.15

Gurra Lakes – Redfin 26/2/75 Dieldrin 0.75, DDE 0.5, DDT 1.06

Loxton – Murray Cod 26/2/75 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.04, Dieldrin 0.21, DDE 0.27, DDD 0.43, DDT 0.16

Gurra Lakes – Catfish 26/2/75 HCB 0.03, Lindane 0.15, Dieldrin 0.42, DDE 0.39, DDD 0.28, DDT 0.25

Gurra Lakes – Callop 26/2/75 HCB 0.01, Lindane 0.01, Dieldrin 0.13, DDE 0.15, DDD 0.11, DDT 0.21

Renmark – Murray Cod 26/2/75 HCB 0.01, Lindane 0.03, Dieldrin 0.21, DDE 0.41, DDD 0.26, DDT 0.28

Renmark – Callop 26/2/75 HCB 0.01, Lindane 0.01, Dieldrin 0.11, DDE 0.09, DDD 0.07, DDT 0.11

Renmark – Redfin 26/2/75 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.19, Dieldrin 0.92, DDE 0.46, DDT 0.42

Renmark – Redfin 26/2/75 Lindane 0.38, Dieldrin 1.25, DDE 0.63, DDT 0.88

Renmark – Redfin 26/2/75 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.25, Dieldrin 0.6, DDE 0.2, DDT 0,2

Renmark – Redfin 26/2/75 HCB 0.04, Lindane 0.21, Dieldrin 0.63, DDE 0.25, DDT 0.19

Table 2

Results of Fish Analysed for Pesticides

All Results Calculated on a flesh basis

Coffin Bay – Spotted Whiting 31/7/74 Lindane 0.0001, Dieldrin 0.0005, Heptachlor 0.0008, Heptachlor Epoxide 0.0004, DDE 0.0003

Whyalla – Garfish 6/8/74 Dieldrin 0.0005, Heptachlor 0.001, Heptachlor Epoxide 0.0005, DDE 0.0007

Whyalla – Garfish 6/8/74 HCB 0.002, Dieldrin 0.0005, Heptachlor 0.0008, Heptachlor Epoxide 0.0006

Gurra Lakes – Redfin 7/8/74 HCB 0.0002, Dieldrin 0.0004, DDE 0.0006

Pine Creek – Trench 7/8/74 HCB 0.0002, Dieldrin 0.0004, Heptachlor 0.0011, Heptachlor Epoxide 0.0008, DDE 0.0005