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Focus on Mercury in Fish: Study finds elevated levels in Washington fish

 
Publication number Date Published
03-03-036June 2003
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Author(s) Hutchison, S., M. Gallagher, D. McBride, and D. Norton
Description This focus sheet presents a summary of the major findings from Ecology's report entitled Mercury in Edible Fish Tissue and Sediments from Selected Lakes and Rivers of Washington State. Information on public health concerns associated with mercury, a summary of the state Department of Health fish advisory for consumption of bass, and links to additional sources of information are provided.
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Keywords Whatcom, county, tissue, focus, environmental, lakes, health, fish, study, river, information, water, assessment, sediment, mercury, lake
WEB PAGE Freshwater fish contaminant monitoring
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