Seasonal, interannual, and long-term variation in sport fish contamination, San Francisco Bay.

@article{Greenfield2005SeasonalIA,
  title={Seasonal, interannual, and long-term variation in sport fish contamination, San Francisco Bay.},
  author={Ben K Greenfield and J. Allen Davis and Russell Fairey and Cassandra Roberts and David Crane and Gary Ichikawa},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2005},
  volume={336 1-3},
  pages={25-43}
}
This study documents changes in contamination over time at seasonal, interannual, and decadal time scales for sport fish collected in San Francisco Bay. Samples from seven fish species were prepared according to common consumption practices (muscle fillets either with or without skin) and analyzed for trace metals (mercury and selenium) and trace organochlorine contaminants (PCBs, DDTs, chlordanes, and dieldrin). In 2000, sport fish samples exceeded human health screening values for mercury… CONTINUE READING

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