Total mercury concentrations in lakes and fish of western Maryland, USA.

@article{Castro2002TotalMC,
  title={Total mercury concentrations in lakes and fish of western Maryland, USA.},
  author={Mark S Castro and E N Mclaughlin and S Lindsey Davis and Raymond P. Morgan},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2002},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={454-62}
}
The purpose of this study was to quantify total mercury concentrations in three species of fish in three lakes of western Maryland: Piney Creek reservoir, Deep Creek Lake, and Lake Habeeb. We measured total mercury concentrations in water from each lake and muscle tissue from 119 fish collected in fall 2000: 15 largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), 15 yellow perch (Perca flavescens), and 15 bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) from the Piney Creek reservoir; 15 largemouth bass, 15 yellow perch… CONTINUE READING