S.No Minerals Male Female Berried female Total
1 Calcium 12.55 ± 0.42 11.52 ± 0.38 23.47 ± 0.49 47.54 ± 1.25
2 Magnesium 20.01 ± 0.53 18.27 ± 0.53 30.54 ± 0.32 68.82 ± 2.12
3 Iron 1.34 ± 0.42 1.05 ± 0.42 2.56 ± 0.37 4.95 ± 1.21
4 Sodium 45.67 ± 0.32 36.45 ± 0.41 52.36 ± 0.51 134.48 ± 0.56
5 Potassium 35.78 ± 0.38 24.86 ± 0.49 45.37 ± 0.51 106 ± 0.38
6 Zinc 0.45 ± 0.38 0.25 ± 0.38c 0.56 ± 0.42 1.26 ± 1.28
7 Copper Trace Trace Trace Trace
8 Manganese 1.50 ± 0.38 1.25 ± 0.30 2.79 ± 0.28 5.54 ± 2.38
9 Mercury Trace Trace Trace Trace
10 Cadmium Trace Trace Trace Trace
11 Arsenic - - Trace -
Total 117.30 ± 2.22 93.65 ± 2.98 157.65 ± 1.68 368.60 ± 2.11
- Absent
Different superscripts in a rows are significantly different (P<0.05)
Table 1: Mineral composition (mg/100 g) in the muscle of C.natator (Values are mean of three values ± SE).
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