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Consumption Advice: Joint Federal Advisory for Mercury in Fish
Abstract: Advisory suggesting that women who are pregnant or may become pregnant, nursing mothers, and young children limit their consumption of fish caught by friends or family.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Measure B4: Distribution of Concentrations of Mercury in Blood of Women of Child-bearing Age [PDF]
Abstract: This study was conducted in 2003-2006. It includes information about exposure to methyl-mercury through fish consumption and its impacts on blood-mercury levels for women of child-bearing age.
Source: US EPA
Mercury - It's In The Fish
Abstract: Video talking about how mercury gets into fish and how you can avoid mercury in fish by choosing safe fish to eat.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
Mercury Update: Impact on Fish Advisories
Abstract: Overview of fish advisories due to mercury contamination.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Spatial Patterns of Mercury in Macroinvertebrates and Fishes from Streams of Two Contrasting Forested Landscapes in the Eastern United States
Abstract: During 2007–2009, scientists studied mercury and stable isotope spatial patterns of macroinvertebrates and fishes from two medium-sized forested basins in contrasting settings.
The Mercury Cycle [PDF]
Abstract: A graphical representation of how mercury cycles through the environment.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA DEP) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (MA EOEA)
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Hub Last Updated: 12/4/2012