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Document Title:

Environmental Contaminants in Fillets of Sea-run Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) from the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment

AUTHOR(S):
Steven E. Mierzykowski


REPORT NUMBER:
FY09-MEFO-8?EC
PAGES:
1 - 52

PUBLICATION DATE: November 2011

ABSTRACT:
Between 2008 and 2010, skin-on fillets from seven dead adult sea-run Atlantic salmon from the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment (GOM DPS) were analyzed for organochlorine compounds, PBDE, and trace metals. Five fish were collected from the Penobscot River and single fish were recovered from the Narraguagus and Dennys rivers. USFWS Reimbursable Agreement Number 53411-1901-5011 State of Maine Agreement Number 94V G106105 Region 5 ID: 53411-1113-0000

PUBLISHED BY:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

DOCUMENT LINK:
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/mainecontaminants/pdf/SeaRunSalmon_2011ContamReport.pdf, 600 KB

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Maine Contaminants Program

Last updated: February 13, 2013