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.
<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
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
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090351.g004
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