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dc.contributor.authorSorensen, J.A.
dc.contributor.authorGlass, G.E.
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-24T18:16:12Z
dc.date.available2020-11-24T18:16:12Z
dc.date.issued2000-06-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/80842
dc.description.abstractFood contaminants have become an important issue in developing sustaif able resource harvests for interst State departments of health have determined that game fish from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan wa unlimited quantities. Due to mercury contamination, state specific restri! t ions have been developed limitir lakes to, at most, one meal per week for developing young children and r others to be. More restrictive a, having excessive concentrations of mercury, PCBs, and dioxin. The FDl restricts food commerce betwet ppm methylmercury in fish. Methylmercury is the most toxic form of mercury found in fish and is respons humans who consume quantities in excess of known effect thresholds. I The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of methylmercury prJsent in selected fish from a large, Superior fish, and to determine if processing by smoking affects the leve1s of mercury.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipGreat Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commissionen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectmethylmercuryen_US
dc.subjectLake Superioren_US
dc.subjectfishen_US
dc.titleMethylmercury Content of Lake Superior Fishen_US
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US


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