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Mercury (Hg) concentration (ppb or ng/g fresh weight) in muscle and organs of various locally-harvested wild animals generally consumed by community members of Kasabonika and Wapekeka First Nations.

By Timothy A. Seabert (530768), Shinjini Pal (317178), Bernard M. Pinet (530769), Francois Haman (5658244), Michael A. Robidoux (317174), Pascal Imbeault (317171), Eva M. Krümmel (317180), Linda E. Kimpe (480739) and Jules M. Blais (317176)


<p>Data are presented as means ± SD. Sample sizes are indicated for each species (muscle, organ tissues). Monthly fish consumption limits (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) are indicated for MeHg. The consumption limits are 12 meals/month (59–78 ppb), 8 meals/month (78–120 ppb) and 4 meals/month (120–230 ppb).</p

Topics: Medicine, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Agricultural production, agrochemicals, ecology, Agroecology, Ecosystems agroecology, Community Ecology, Food web structure, toxicology, Environmental chemistry, pollutants, Heavy metals, nutrition, organs, locally-harvested, animals, consumed, members, kasabonika, wapekeka
Year: 2014
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090351.g004
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