Mercury Contamination in Florida Largemouth Bass

This paper provides a mercury database for largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) from 80 major lakes and streams in Florida. Elevated levels (≥0.5 mg/kg) were recorded for 51 systems requiring health advisories to be issued for> 800,000 ha of aquatic resources. Significant mercury contamination was also found in other animals.

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