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Concentrations of mercury and other metals in black bass (Micropterus spp.) from Whiskeytown Lake, Shasta County, California, 2005

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1297/

Historical gold mining has left this area susceptible to mercury contamination. Elevated concentrations of mercury in the fish are well documented here.

by May, Jason T.; Hothem, Roger L.; Bauer, Marissa L.; and Brown, Larry R.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1297
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Atomic absorption analysis, Atomic emission spectroscopy, Biochemistry, Capturing (animals), Datasets, Ecotoxicology, Fish, Mass spectroscopy, Mercury contamination, Lakes, Mine sites, Mineral deposit areas
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