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Fish Tissue Criterion for Methylmercury to Protect Human Health
Abstract: Describes the maximum advisable concentration of methylmercury in freshwater and estuarine fish and shellfish tissue to protect consumers of fish and shellfish among the general population.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/standards/criteria/a
qlife/methylmercury/factsheet.cfm

Integrating Multi-media Measurements of Mercury in the Great Lakes Region
Abstract: The purpose of the collaborative project for "Integrating Multimedia Measurements of Mercury in the Great Lakes" is to facilitate the accessibility of environmental mercury data. The project will compile a wide variety of mercury data for the Great Lakes region and analyze these data to address key questions about environmental mercury contamination and the exposure and effects on fish and wildlife.
Source: Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI)
URL: http://www.briloon.org/mercuryconnections/greatlakes/archive

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ace/publications/ace_2003.pdf

Mercury in the Environment
Abstract: A comprehensive source of information for environmental managers, health professionals, scientists, and the interested public, Mercury in the Environment summarizes mercury cycling and transport and dynamics in terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric environments and exposure and effects in humans and wildlife.
Source: Dartmouth
URL: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~toxmetal/assets/pdf/mercurytextboo
k.pdf

Quantitative Approach for Incorporating Methyl Mercury Risks and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Benefits in Developing Species-Specific Fish Consumption Advice
Abstract: This report presents information about the risks and benefits of individual fish species based upon their methyl mercury and omega-3 fatty acid content.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19270798

 


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