Cadmium, lead, mercury, arsenic, and selenium concentrations in freshwater fish, 1976-77--National Pesticide Monitoring Program.

@article{May1981CadmiumLM,
  title={Cadmium, lead, mercury, arsenic, and selenium concentrations in freshwater fish, 1976-77--National Pesticide Monitoring Program.},
  author={Tom Wyatt May and G L McKinney},
  journal={Pesticides monitoring journal},
  year={1981},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={14-38}
}
As part of the National Pesticide Monitoring Program, the Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, collected freshwater fish during 1976--77 from 98 monitoring stations and analyzed them for residues of cadmium, lead, mercury, arsenic, and selenium. Range and geometric mean values in mg/kg wet weight follow: Cd, 0.01--1.04, 0.07; Pb, 0.10--4.92, 0.32; Hg, 0.01--0.84, 0.11; As. 0.05--2.92, 0.27; Se, 0.05--2.87, 0.56. An arbitrary 85th percentile was calculated for… CONTINUE READING