Concentrations of mercury and other metals in black bass (Micropterus spp.) from Whiskeytown Lake, Shasta County, California, 2005
Historical gold mining has left this area susceptible to mercury contamination. Elevated concentrations of mercury in the fish are well documented here.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1297
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Atomic absorption analysis
, Atomic emission spectroscopy
, Capturing (animals)
, Mass spectroscopy
, Mercury contamination
, Mine sites
, Mineral deposit areas
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