DEQ - Mercury Data Summary by Species

Mercury Contaminant Study of Louisiana
Summary by Species

 

Species Name Average
Concentration
Maximum
Value
ALLIGATOR GAR .231 .665
BIGMOUTH BUFFALO .326 1.123
BLACK BUFFALO .116 .116
BLACK BULLHEAD .069 .133
BLACK CRAPPIE .299 1.447
BLACK DRUM .150 .490
BLACKFIN TUNA .684 1.040
BLACKTAIL REDHORSE .160 .198
BLUE CATFISH .169 1.588
BLUE CATIFSH .040 .040
BLUE CRAB .156 .884
BLUE SUCKER .527 .664
BLUEGILL SUNFISH .161 .780
BOWFIN .713 3.904
BOWFIN EGGS .064 .064
BROWN BULLHEAD .117 .178
BULLHEAD CATFISH .108 .217
CARP .124 .460
CHAIN PICKEREL .373 .556
CHANNEL CATFISH .139 .865
CHANNEL CATIFSH .368 .368
COBIA .285 .776
CROAKER .055 .067
EASTERN OYSTERS .050 .070
FAT FROM 063-970708-10 .009 .009
FLATHEAD CATFISH .373 1.643
FLORIDA POMPANO .151 .151
FRESHWATER BASS .267 .282
FRESHWATER DRUM .443 1.899
GAFFTOPSAIL CATFISH .373 .521
GRASS CARP .008 .008
GREEN SUNFISH .167 .167
JACK CREVALLE .593 1.243
KING MACKEREL .903 2.328
LANE SNAPPER .049 .049
LARGEMOUTH BASS .467 2.438
LARGEMOUTH BUFFALO 1.105 1.418
LONGEAR SUNFISH .157 .274
RED DRUM .135 1.113
RED SNAPPER .098 .148
RED SWAMP CRAWFISH .023 .042
REDEAR SUNFISH .183 .950
ROCK BASS .578 .747
SHEEPSHEAD .172 .946
SMALLMOUTH BUFFALO .211 .835
SOUTHERN FLOUNDER .113 .688
SP0TTED SEATROUT .201 .201
SPANISH MACKEREL .284 .521
SPOTTED BASS .567 1.676
SPOTTED GAR .500 .612
SPOTTED SEATROUT .131 .635
SPOTTED SUCKER .186 .186
STRIPED BASS .226 1.256
STRIPED MULLET .000 .000
TRIPLETAIL .052 .070
WARMOUTH .259 .747
WHITE BASS .380 1.470
WHITE CRAPPIE .288 1.964
WHITE SHRIMP .035 .093
YELLOW BASS .389 .540
YELLOW BULLHEAD .198 .342

This page last updated: 27-AUG-2003 18:27:55


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