Mercury content in commercially available finfish in the United States.

@article{Cladis2014MercuryCI,
  title={Mercury content in commercially available finfish in the United States.},
  author={Dennis P Cladis and Alison C Kleiner and Charles R. Santerre},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2014},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={
          1361-6
        }
}
Seventy-seven finfish species (300 composites of three fish) were obtained from commercial vendors in six regions of the United States: Great Lakes, mid-Atlantic, New England, northwest, southeast, and southwest. Total mercury in fish muscle tissue ranged from 1 ppb (channel catfish) to 1,425 ppb (king mackerel). Of the top 10 most commonly consumed seafoods in the United States, all finfish species, including salmon species (13 to 62 ppb), Alaskan pollock (11 ppb), tilapia (16 ppb), channel… CONTINUE READING