Fatih Sahin

Fatih Sahin
Sinop Üniversitesi · Department of Marine Biology

Ph. D.

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Introduction
Fatih Sahin currently works at the Department of Marine Biology, Sinop University, Faculty of Fisheries. He is working on Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomy and Marine Biology... Phytoplankton Forever....
Additional affiliations
January 2011 - present
Sinop Üniversitesi
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
November 2001 - August 2010
Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
January 2005 - September 2010
November 2001 - January 2005
January 1997 - August 2001

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Publications (151)
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The goal of this investigation was to determine the contamination of toxic (Pb, Hg, Cd) and essential (Cu, Fe, and Zn) elements in the comestible flesh of economically substantial fish gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and to assess the dangers of seafood consumption to human health. Fish samples for metal analysis were collected from different fis...
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In this presentation, the pollution studies (eutrophication, contaminants and marine litter) carried out on the coast of Samsun and river-sea interaction areas (Yeşilırmak and Sakarya) are summarized. Despite these efforts, the current situation of scientific exchange and cooperation across the basin needs to be improved in order to identify and im...
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One hundred and seven samples were collected from sea surface from 5 stations along the Jordanian coast of the Gulf of Aqaba. 188 species were identified under six phytoplankton classes. Dinoflagellates dominate sixty percent of the total species. Diatoms constituted 38% and other groups represented by 2%. The geographical distribution of the ident...
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Enrichments of metals in surface sediments from Iğneada shores of the Black Sea were analysed to define the level of contamination in the region. For this purposes, Cd, Hg, Pb, Cu, Cr, Ni, Zn, Mn, Al and Fe levels in surface sediments were studied from 6 stations. Sediment samples were collected using a Van Veen grab. Elemental analyses in sediment...
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Spatial and temporal changes in some ecological characteristics (i.e. biomass, abundance, morphometrics, sex-composition, growth parameters and population dynamics) of the invasive veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa) were studied off Sinop Bay, in the southern Black Sea. The whelk specimens were sampled from three depths (15 m, 25 m and 35 m) at mont...
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Concentrations of toxic metals (Cd, Hg and Pb) in the edible tissues of seven commercial fish species (Mullus barbatus, Merlangius merlangus, Scophthalmus maximus, Mugil cephalus, Engraulis encrasicolus, Trachurus mediterraneus and Sarda sarda) collected from Sinop coasts of the southern Black Sea were detected in 11 years. In several fish samples,...
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Concentrations of Cd, Hg, Pb, As, Al, Cu, Fe, and Zn were determined in the muscles of wild and farmed European seabass in Sinop markets between September and December in 2020, using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry after microwave digestion. In the study, iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), aluminum (Al), and copper (Cu) were found higher than the o...
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Bu çalışma Çevre, Şehircilik ve İklim Değişikliği Bakanlığı, Çevresel Etki Değerlendirmesi, İzin ve Denetim Genel Müdürlüğü, Laboratuvar, Ölçüm ve İzleme Dairesi Başkanlığı yayımıdır.
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This document is based on the activities of the ANEMONE project (Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures) with the financial support from the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020. The authors would like to thank to the Joint Cruise team including R/V Mare Nigrum personnel who made possible...
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This document is based on the activities of the ANEMONE project (Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures) with the financial support from the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020.
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This document is based on the activities of the ANEMONE project (Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures) with the financial support from the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020.
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The goal of this study was to quantify the content of heavy metals (Zn, Cu, Cd, Pb, Hg) in the bivalve Mytilus galloprovincialis, which was obtained from the Black Sea's Sinop peninsula, as well as estimate the health risks. Concentrations of heavy metals in mussels' soft tissues ranged between 16.4-21.8, 0.52-0.93, 0.13-0.45; 0.015-0.019 and 0.006...
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This document is based on the activities of the ANEMONE project (Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures) with the financial support from the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020.
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Executive summary This report is part of the ANEMONE project (“Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures“), BSB-319, funded by the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020. The present document presents the results of the marine litter case studies conducted in Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and Ukrain...
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Introduction. Toxic metals in fish, even at low levels, have negative consequences for human health. Even essential metals pose a health threat if consumed in certain quantities. Mercury, cadmium, and lead are the most frequent metals containing in fish. The research objective was to inspect the quality of aquaculture fish found in most major groce...
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The amounts of toxic metals (Pb, Hg and Cd) in tissues of Stereoderma kirschbergi in the Sinop coasts of the south of the Black Sea were measured for the first time. Toxic metal analyses were made by the Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer. The general tendency in all metal concentrations in both sediment and sea cucumber samples were Pb>H...
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The present study was performed to assess Cd, Pb, and Hg contaminations and human health risk in the warty crab Eriphia verrucosa (Forskål, 1775) in Akliman shores of Sinop Peninsula of the Black Sea. Heavy metals analysis was performed by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Among studied toxic metals, Pb had the highest mean concentratio...
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Introduction. The coastal contamination of the Black Sea has been an important issue for several decades. Heavy metals are the most harmful contaminants which affect people health. The research objective of the present study was to determine the amounts of Cd, Hg, Pb, Cu, and Zn found in the whiting (M. merlangus L.) and the red mullet M. barbatus...
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The levels of five heavy metals (mercury, cadmium, lead, copper and zinc) were analyzed in edible tissues of Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus, 1758 marketed in Sinop coasts of the Black Sea by using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. With the present study, heavy metal values of this fish in the Black Sea were examined for the first time. Th...
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The aim of this study is to determine the amounts of As, Cd, Hg and Pb in the muscle tissue of Engraulis encrasicolus caught from Sinop coasts of the Black Sea. Metal analysis was performed by ICP-MS. Pb showed the highest concentration followed by As, Hg and Cd. The presence of four toxic metal levels was determined in the edible tissues of E. enc...
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THE EFFECTS OF METALS ON HUMAN HEALTH IN SOUTH BLACK SEA: APPRASIAL OF FISH Levent BATa*, Fatih ŞAHİNa , Elif ARICIb, Ayşah ÖZTEKİNa a Department of Hydrobiology, Fisheries Faculty, University of Sinop b Vocational School of Health Services, University of Sinop (*leventbat@gmail.com) ABSTRACT The European Parliament published in the field of...
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Phytoplankton studies in 2014-2019 sampling seasons revealed a total of 190 species including 83 species of diatoms, 88 species of dinoflagellates and 19 species of other groups. The species composition in the 2014-2019 sampling seasons was composed of 46% of dinoflagellates, 44% diatoms and 10% other groups. Both abundance and biomass values were...
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The European Parliament published in the field of Marine Environment Policy Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), ecological quality and integrity in estuarine, the coastal and open ocean systems, has been developed to protect and restore. MSFD is based on the principle of ecosystem-based management considers all pressures of the seas and app...
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In this study four Polychaetes species namely Capitella capitata, Nereis zonata, Platynereis dumerilii and Perinereis cultrifera were selected to evaluate metal pollution in Karakum shores of Sinop Peninsula in the southern Black Sea. The Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn amounts in water, sediment as well as their existence in Polychaetes were studied to appr...
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State of the Environment of the Black Sea (2009-2014/5) available: http://www.blacksea-commission.org/SoE2009-2014/SoE2009-2014.pdf
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Aim of this study was to assess the current heavy metals in sediments of Sinop shores of the Black Sea. Enrichments of the heavy metals were detected on the surface sediments of Sinop shores in the Black Sea. For this purposes, Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu, Zn and Fe levels in surface sediments were studied from five stations in Sinop shores of the Black Sea. Th...
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Static bioassays to assess acute toxicity of cadmium on Ophelia bicornis were first time conducted. Organisms were exposed to the different concentrations of cadmium for 24, 48, 72 and 96-hr. The LC 50 values for 24, 48, 72 and 96-h with 95% confidence limits were estimated by the probit method and were found as 26 (22.8-29.4), 18 (15-22), 12 (9.1-...
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In the Turkish Black Sea coasts fish is particularly consumed because of high protein supplies, essential amino acids, vitamin, and mineral content. Fish are exposed to contaminants such as heavy metals in polluted waters. The aims of the study are to determine heavy metals in Pleuronectiformes species from Sinop coasts of the Black Sea and determi...
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Heavy metal contaminations in aquatic habitats effect negatively on the organisms that depend on the water. In this work heavy metal levels in edible tissues of Cyprinus carpio from Karasu Stream in Sinop in summer, autumn and winter were determined by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer. The accumulation pattern in the work is in the orde...
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In this study four Polychaetes species namely Capitella capitata, Nereis zonata, Platynereis dumerilii and Perinereis cultrifera were selected to evaluate metal pollution in Karakum shores of Sinop Peninsula in the southern Black Sea. The Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn amounts in water, sediment as well as their existence in Polychaetes were studied to appr...
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Objective: Metal bioaccumulation of the bivalve Mytilaster lineatus, based on different seasons and stations was investigated in Sinop Peninsula of the Black Sea. Soft tissues of mussels from Gazibey Rock and Içliman were taken during the spring and the summer of the year 2016 and were analyzed for Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn. Methods: The soft tissues o...
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Aim of this study was to assess the current heavy metals in sediments of Sinop shores of the Black Sea. Enrichments of the heavy metals were detected on the surface sediments of Sinop shores in the Black Sea. For this purposes, Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu, Zn and Fe levels in surface sediments were studied from five stations in Sinop shores of the Black Sea. Th...
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The report focuses on scientific publications, and a short analysis of the publications made from 2007 onwards. It is seen that the analysis results are mainly applied to the researches of the new technologies, the continuous and adequate level of funding for researches and the continuity of the supportive circles. The share of self-sacrificing wor...
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The qualitative and quantitative structure of mesozooplankton assemblages in the southwestern Black Sea region along the coast of İğneada, Kırklareli Province were assessed and described. The study was conducted on 22 November 2012, 17 May 2013, 13 July 2013 and 4 October 2013. Samples were collected from nine stations using a plankton net via vert...
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Concentrations of five heavy metals (Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn) in edible tissues of four fish species (Cyprinus carpio, Platichthys flesus, Liza aurata, Mugil cephalus) collected from Natural Reserve Area called Sarikum Lake were determined by ICP-MS (Agilent 7700x). The order of heavy metal concentration was observed as: Zn> Cu > Hg > Pb > Cd. The he...
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Acute toxicity tests were performed on Hyale crassipes from Karakum shores of Sinop Peninsula in the Black Sea. 24, 48, 72 and 96-h LC 50 values were estimated for copper, cadmium and zinc using static bioassay method. This study was the first toxicity study with Hyale crassipes and showed that the species was very sensitive to metals. The results...
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The concentrations of Cd, Hg and Pb in the whole parts of the worm Nereis diversicolor collected from the Turkish Black Sea coast have been measured by ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer) for monitoring metal pollution in 2015. Seasonal differences in the amounts of Cd, Hg and Pb in the sediment were not significant. The amounts o...
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In the present work, the non-essential heavy metals (Cd, Hg, Pb) in soft tissues of small needle whelk Bittium reticulatum, striped venus clam Chamelea gallina, nerite mud-snail Cyclope neritea and Lucinella divaricata from İğneada shores of the Black Sea were assessed. The mean amounts of Cd, Hg and Pb determined for all types of Mollusca were 0.2...
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In the present study, the golden grey mullet Chelon auratus (Risso, 1810) were captured from Sinop shores of the southern Black Sea coasts and analyzed for toxic metals in liver, gills and muscle tissues. Among studied toxic metals, Pb had highest mean concentration in gills compare to either liver or muscles. On the other hand highest amounts of H...
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The Black Sea is the most isolated sea in the world. It is linked to the Atlantic Ocean via the Mediterranean Sea through the Bosphorus and Dardanelle. Owing to a great catchment area compared to surface area the Black Sea is very susceptible to pollution stress from land based anthropogenic activity and its health is evenly dependent from the coas...
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The aim of this work is to conduct a health risk assessment of some heavy metals attributed to consumption of Alosa immaculate in the southern Black Sea coasts available for consumers. Fish samples were captured during fishing seasons of 2015. Amounts of Zn, Cu, Pb, Hg and Cd were determined in muscles, livers and entire gills of A.immaculata from...
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Crustacean species belonging to Isopoda, Amphipoda and Decapoda were collected using a van Veen grab from Sinop coast of the Black Sea, Turkey in 2015. Concentrations of Zn, Cu, Pb, Hg and Cd were determined in the total samples. The mean heavy metal levels followed order: Zn> Cu> Pb> Cd> Hg.. Zn was the highest heavy metal in Isopoda, Amphipoda an...
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In this present work, the amounts of toxic elements were determined in the soft tissues of mollusks (Mytilus galloprovincialis and Rapana venosa) collected from Igneada shores of the Black Sea where suggested as Marine Protection Area (MPA). M. galloprovincialis accumulated the highest amounts of Cd in winter, while the highest amounts of Cd and Hg...
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The current research was performed to detect the heavy metal amounts (Hg, As, Cd, Pb, Cu, Zn) in one of the most common fish species (Scorpaena porcus Linnaeus, 1758) captured from the south shores of the Black Sea during the fishing season in 2016. Heavy metals were examined by using ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrophotometer). Th...
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In this study a bivalve species Donax trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) was chosen as bio-indicator organism. The purpose of the study is to appraise the amounts of heavy metals in D. trunculus from Igneada coasts of the Black Sea. Heavy metal concentrations were measured with ICP-MS. Heavy metal amounts in the wedge clam were Hg, 0.015-0.025; Cd, 0.026-0...
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Aim of the study: Sarıkum Lake is a natural aquatic ecosystem. In 1987, Sarıkum area has been officially registered as "Natural Reserve Area" by the abrogated Ministry of Forestry. In 1991, Sarıkum Lake and its environment were registered as "Nature Protection Area". It is a 785 ha complex ecosystem of sea, sand, freshwater lake, wetland, peatland,...
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Aim of the study: In the Turkish Black Sea coasts fish is particularly consumed because of high protein supplies, essential amino acids, vitamin, and mineral content. Fish are exposed to contaminants such as heavy metals in polluted waters. Heavy metals from the anthropogenic activities are continually entered into the marine ecosystem. The Black S...
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Aim of the study: Molluscs have the capability of accumulating heavy metals and thus they are candidate organisms for bio-indicator studies. In the present study the wedge clam Donax trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) was chosen as bio-monitor organism. The aims of this study are to evaluate the levels of Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn in D. trunculus in intertidal...
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In the present study, non-essential and essential metals in muscle, liver and gill of Belone belone euxini Günther, 1866 and in edible tissues of three commercial caridean shrimp and prawns species namely Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758), Palaemon adspersus Rathke, 1837 and Paleomon serratus (Pennant, 1777) from the Sinop Peninsula of the Black Sea...
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In the present study, non-essential and essential metals in muscle, liver and gill of Belone belone euxini Günther, 1866 and in edible tissues of three commercial caridean shrimp and prawns species namely Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758), Palaemon adspersus Rathke, 1837 and Paleomon serratus (Pennant, 1777) from the Sinop Peninsula of the Black Sea...
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The current work was carried out between 2013-2014 during the fishing periods to evaluate certain fish aggloremations within 3 miles of the coastal zone. Therefore, some basic characteristics of fish populations along the Inceburun coast of the Sinop province of the Black Sea were examined.
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In the last four decades, the Black Sea has suffered important changes induced by human activities. 162 million people live in the catchment area of the Black Sea and impose extraordinary demands on its resources. Waste from towns and cities, farms and factories flow into the Black Sea; some come directly from the coast, but most flows relentlessly...