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Table 1 Information of the collected samples (fishery products and environmental samples)

From: Microbial contamination including Vibrio cholerae in fishery auction markets in West Sea, South Korea

Type of samplesSeasonSamples
Market AMarket B
Fishery products (N = 41)Spring (March–April)Flounder (3), octopus (1), skate (1)Monkfish (3), flatfish (3), comb pen shell (3)
Summer (July–August)Flounder (3), rock cod (3), sea bass (3)Flounder (1), comb pen shell (1), snail (1), corb shell (1), flatfish (1), rock cod (1), conger eel (1)
Fall (September)Snail (3)Hairtail (2), croaker (2), flatfish (2), pilchard (2)
Environmental samples (N = 37)Spring (March–April)Water (2), seawater (1), wooden box (2), plastic box (2)Water (3), ice (1), wooden box (2), plastic box (2)
Summer (July–August)Water (1), seawater (1), wooden box (1), plastic box (1)Water (1), ice (1), wooden box (1), plastic box (1)
Fall (September)Water (2), ice (1), wooden box (2), plastic box (2)Water (2), ice (1), wooden box (2), plastic box (2)
  1. Water water in water tanks of fishery auction markets, seawater seawater in fishery distribution vehicles, wooden box surfaces of wooden boxes for fish storage, plastic box surfaces of plastic boxes for fish storage, ice ice in wooden or plastic boxes