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Risk Based Screening of Metals in Maryland Finfish Tissue, 1985-1997

This report presents the analysis of finfish tissue metals data that have been collected as part of the fish tissue-monitoring program. Future reports will provide risk-based screenings of bioaccumulatable organics contaminants in fish tissue samples, as well as risk-based screenings of organic and inorganic contaminants in shellfish tissue samples.

The report is available for download in pdf format:

Risk Based Screening of Metals in Maryland Finfish Tissue 1985-1997
Appendix A - Finfish Sample Station Location Information
Appendix B - Chain of Custody Record Sample
Appendix C - Raw Metals Data in Fish Fillet Samples
Appendix D – Fish Tissue Summary Statistics per Basin Code

Hardcopies can be obtained by calling the Environmental Health and Standards Program at (410) 537-3906.