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Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

, Volume 80, Issue 1–4, pp 885–888 | Cite as

Mercury concentrations in freshwater fishes in New Jersey

  • Richard J. Horwitz
  • Bruce Ruppel
  • Steve Wisniewski
  • Paul Kiry
  • Mark Hermanson
  • Cynthia Gilmour
Part IX Mercury in Fish and Wildlife

Abstract

A statewide screening study found fish Hg concentrations to be correlated with pH, with site-specific factors creating appreciable variation within pH classes. High Hg concentrations were found in the Pine Barrens and in some fish from lakes in the rest of the state.

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Mercury Freshwater Fish Mercury Concentration Screening Study Appreciable Variation 
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References

  1. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP). 1993. Preliminary assessment of total mercury concentrations in freshwater fishes from rivers, lakes and reservoirs in New Jersey. Rep. 93-15F. prepared for N.J. Dept. Env. Prot. and Energy. Div. Sci. Res. 92 pp.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Horwitz
    • 1
  • Bruce Ruppel
    • 2
  • Steve Wisniewski
    • 1
  • Paul Kiry
    • 1
  • Mark Hermanson
    • 1
  • Cynthia Gilmour
    • 3
  1. 1.Academy of Natural Sciences of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia
  2. 2.New Jersey Dept. of Environmental ProtectionDivision of Science and ResearchTrenton
  3. 3.Benedict Estuarine Research LaboratoryBenedict

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