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Mercury Trends in Freshwater Fish, 2013 Sampling Results

 
Publication number Date Published
15-03-010March 2015
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Author(s) Mathieu, C. and M. McCall
Description Ecology collected largemouth and smallmouth bass from six lakes in 2013 as part of a long-term monitoring study to assess mercury trends. A total of 54 individual bass were analyzed for total mercury. Results were compared to fish previously sampled from the waterbodies in 2008. Mercury was also analyzed in 22 composite samples of other fish species from the study lakes. Samples were collected from Goodwin, Horsethief, Leland, Loomis, McIntosh, and Nahwatzel Lakes.
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Keywords lakes, fish, trend, monitoring, mercury
WEB PAGE Mercury in fish tissue
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 07,WRIA 13,WRIA 17,WRIA 22,WRIA 24,WRIA 30)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #HgFish13

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