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Mercury in fish in central Alberta: Lac la Nonne and Lac Ste Anne

Description

Lac la Nonne and Lac Ste Anne are two large lakes in Central Alberta which are used for fishing by First Nations and Métis, and by local and recreational anglers. Alberta Health and Wellness analyzed data for fish collected in September 2008 from these two lakes. This report deals with: concentrations of total mercury levels in various fish species; estimation of exposures; fish consumption limits; fish consumption advisories, and the health benefits of fish consumption.

Tags
environmental health fish food safety mercury methylmercury

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Alternative Title

Mercury in fish in central Alberta

Extent

34 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Health and Wellness (1999-2013)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Lac la Nonne

Spatial Coverage

Lac Ste. Anne

Resource Dates

Date Created

2009-03-01

Date Added

2016-10-21T19:03:53.446150

Date Modified

2009-03-01

Date Issued

2009-03-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9780778574286

ISBN (print)

9780778574279

Usage / Licence

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