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Mercury in fish from rivers and lakes in Southwestern Northwest Territories

B. J. Grey

Mercury in fish from rivers and lakes in Southwestern Northwest Territories

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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Effect of heavy metals on.,
  • Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on.,
  • Mercury -- Environmental aspects -- Northwest Territories.,
  • Mercury -- Toxicology -- Analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.J. Grey, S.M. Harbicht and G.R. Stephens.
    SeriesNorthern water resources studies
    ContributionsHarbicht, S. M., Stephens, G. R., Northern Affairs Program (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH117.M45 G74 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17293404M
    ISBN 100662232208

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Mercury in fish from rivers and lakes in Southwestern Northwest Territories by B. J. Grey Download PDF EPUB FB2

EXECUTIVE SUl\IMARY. This report presents and interprets data on mercury contamination in fish from the Slave and Hay Rivers in southwestern Northwest Territories. Fish were also sampled from a study control site, Leland Lake, in the Slave River Size: 2MB.

Mercury in fish from rivers and lakes in southwestern Northwest Territories / Author: B.J. Grey, S.M. Harbicht and G.R. Stephens. Based on the results of surveys of mercury levels in fish in rivers and lakes of Alberta in andfish consumption advisories were issued in the early s, and have been published in the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulation annually.

Mercury concentrations were assessed in fish and 60 sediment samples collected from 18 lakes and two rivers across Washington State. Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) were chosen as the target species due to their wide distribution, predatory nature, and known tendency to bioaccumulate mercury.

Fish in both lakes averaged mg kg -1, while fork length averaged mm in Oldman Lake (n = 10) and mm in Snyder Lake (n = 15).

Whole fish mercury data were converted to muscle values. mercury in fish, compiled mainly from state and federal monitoring programs, was used to evalu-ate trends in mercury (Hg) in fish from US rivers and lakes. Trends were analyzed on data aggre-gated by site and by state, using samples of the same fish species and tissue type, and using fish Electronic supplementary material The online version.

Mercury trends in fish from rivers and lakes in the United States, – Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment () April with Reads. Canada is renowned for its pristine lakes and rivers, attracting recreational and subsistence fishers who enjoy and consume the diverse fish species they catch.

There is growing concern, however, that certain fish species in some of Canada's freshwater bodies have acquired elevated mercury levels. A national dataset on concentrations of mercury in fish, compiled mainly from state and federal monitoring programs, was used to evaluate trends in mercury (Hg) in fish from US rivers and lakes.

Trends were analyzed on data aggregated by site and by state, using samples of the same fish species and tissue type, and using fish of similar lengths. Site-based trends were evaluated from Cited by: In Fish. Mercury is present in the environment in several forms.

Over many years, mercury from atmospheric deposition or from the watershed accumulates in lake and river sediments. Micro-organisms coming into contact with inorganic mercury can convert it to an organic or methyl-mercury form.

Methyl-mercury can be easily absorbed by fishFile Size: 65KB. A report on Sources of Mercury in Sediments, Water, and Fish of the Lakes of Whatcom County, Washington U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Scientific Investigations Report Northwest Territories lakes larger than km 2 ( sq mi) Lake Area (including islands) Altitude Depth max.

Volume Great Bear Lake: 31, km 2 (12, sq mi) m ( ft) m (1, ft) 2, km 3 ( cu mi) Great Slave Lake: 28, km 2 (11, sq mi) m ( ft). Fish and shellfish can accumulate contaminants from the waters in which they live. The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) monitors fish for the presence of environmental contaminants and alerts the public through bans (closures) and advisories when a threat to human health may occur from the consumption of contaminated fish.

In waters with consumption bans, both. Water in the Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources Government of the Northwest Territories Phone: lead or mercury, can change form and be taken up by plants, bugs and fish more easily.

harder for fish to breathe. Most lakes and rivers in the Arctic do not have high levels of nutrientsFile Size: 6MB.

To view the fishing records and trophy size submissions in Northwest Territories please click on the fish species below. If you need more information about fishing in the Northwest Territories, check out the Northwest Territories Fishing Regulations.

Fish of Nova Scotia Alewife. The alewife is found in rivers and lakes along the eastern coast of North America, from Newfoundland to North Carolina, and the adults live in coastal marine waters 56 to m ( to ft) deep.

Landlocked populations exist in several Ontario and New York lakes. Yes, it’s true. In fact, freshwater fish are more likely to be contaminated than ocean fish. This issue was in the news recently after the release of a report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which showed that virtually every freshwater fish sample tested from lakes across the United States was contaminated with mercury.

Mercury, a liquid metal – once widely referred to as quick silver – is a naturally occurring element released by volcanoes and the weathering of rocks. But most of the mercury that is responsible for polluting Minnesota lakes and the fish that live in them.

The Northwest Territories are home to hundreds upon hundreds of lakes, rivers and streams to suit any angler’s tastes. These include some of the biggest and deepest lakes in the world, where fish can grow undisturbed for centuries. The scene described earlier took place at Yellow Dog Lodge, on the shores of Duncan and Graham lakes.

These waterways are teeming with lake trout, as well as whitefish, and walleye. regulated (DEC DoH Fish Advisories, ). However, since lakes have not been regularly tested by the DEC, limits for mercury levels have not been set for New York Lakes.

Without knowing if lakes in Central New York contain high levels of mercury or not, residents of New York could be eating fish that is detrimental to their health.

Kasba Lake Lodge is a 5 star fly-in fishing lodge located in the Northwest Territories, on the edge of the Arctic Circle. We offer trophy fishing for huge Lake Trout, monster Northern Pike and fantastic Arctic Grayling.

Our luxury accommodation and attention to service make Kasba Lake Lodge a. Assessment of Mercury in Fish Tissue from Pacific Northwest Lakes (PDF) (24 pp, K, FebruaryEPA R) Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem.

Discover. Hay River (Xátł’odehchee / xátɬ’odɛhtʃʰe /), known as "the Hub of the North," is a town in the Northwest Territories, Canada, located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, at the mouth of the Hay town is separated into two sections, a new town and an old town with the Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport between them.

The town is in the South Slave Region, and along with Fort Region: South Slave Region. Northwest Territories offers some great fishing on its lakes. Lakes in Northwest Territories are stocked with many fish species including arctic grayling brook trout bull trout dolly varden lake trout northern pike rainbow trout walleye whitefish.

Fishing Hot Spots, Inc. Provides various Hydrographic maps that are both waterproof and tear proof. Air Park Rd P.O. Bo Rhinelander, WI RIVER, STREAM MAPS. Delaware River and Outdoor Recreation. his is a list of rivers that are in whole or partly in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Water plays an important role in the transformation of the Canadian landscape by moving large amounts of soil, in the form of sediment. Sediment is eroded from the landscape, transported by river systems, and eventually deposited in a lake or the sea.

For example, the Fraser River carries an average of 20 million tonnes of sediment a year into. Devils Lake rose dramatically during the 's, causing extensive flood damages.

Because of the potential for continued flooding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been conducting studies to evaluate the feasibility of constructing and operating an outlet from Devils Lake. The occurrence of mercury in lakes, wetlands, and rivers and the potential for increased loading of mercury into the.

Fish Advisories Program Overview. Most Current Florida Fish Advisories Fish Advisories Your Guide to Eating Fish Caught In Florida, February. (pdfFish Facts Facts about eating fish while minimizing your mercury exposure. Florida Commercial Fish Wallet Card for Women of Child-Bearing Age Two Page.

Mercury in Fish and Macroinvertebrates from New York’s Streams and Rivers: A Compendium of Data Sources Final Report Prepared for: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Albany, NY Gregory Lampman Senior Project Manager Prepared by: U.S.

Geological Survey, New York Water Science Center Karen Riva-Murray Research Ecologist. At Great Slave Lake Lodge, you will enjoy some of the finest fishing, scenery, and service in NWT.

Trophy lake trout up to 60lbs, arctic grayling, and northern pike can be caught. Great Slave Lake Lodge guests catch an unbelievable amount of fish, and they don't have to travel far to do on: Bradford St, Winnipeg, R3H 0N5, MB. Fewer places in North America offer such diverse fishing habitat as southwest Washington.

Powerful rivers, trickling streams, deep lakes and the rich waters of the Pacific Ocean provide a vast array of fishing options. World-class salmon fishing is just a few miles away from giant largemouth bass or teeming schools of.

Ontario's Sunset Country lakes, rivers and streams in the heart of the Canadian wilderness. There is no better places to go fishing, hunting or just get out for a cruise than Sunset Country, Canada.

We've got large lakes, small remote lakes, fast moving rivers, crystal clear lakes, tea-stained lakes and everything in between. Trophic structure and mercury transfer in the subarctic fish community of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Journal of Great Lakes Research46 (2), DOI: / Mohammad Nourmohammadi, Mohammad Jafari Jozani, Brad C. by: Located on Highway 1 between Fort Providence and Jean Marie River.

The Sambaa Deh Falls Park is nestled on the Trout River, the Trout River (Sambaa Deh in the Slavey language) was a traditional transportation route before and during the fur trade.

The falls forced travellers to portage around this dangerous stretch of water. Top Northwest Territories Bodies of Water: See reviews and photos of bodies of water in Northwest Territories, Canada on Tripadvisor.

Eco Tours in Northwest Territories; Fishing Charters & Tours in Northwest Territories; promoting those where there is at least one tour or activity available to book on Tripadvisor. McArthur Lake, formerly Clowey Lake, is a lake in the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is on the Taltson River to the east of Great Slave Lake, and is just south of the tree line.

In the past it may have been a center for canoe nates: 61°34′02″N °47′38″W. Although increased mercury levels in predatory fish in the Northwest Territories is not a new issue, the public concern over contaminants in general has been steadily increasing.

A common question that often arises is how can one tell or predict which lake or river would have elevated levels of mercury. Southwestern Ontario offers pleasant contrasts. Three of the Great Lakes (huron, Erie and Ontario) and Lake St. Clair cradle the region. hot charter-boat action awaits you on all of them.

big salmon and trout, scads of small mouth bass and lunker walleye are yours for the catching. Staff are very personable and attentive to needs. You will not regret a visit to this place whether it be for fishing, aurora viewing, bird hunting, or sight seeing.

Best single day of pike fishing for two anglers was fish, 25 over 40 inches, and biggest being 48 inches. More. Show less5/5. A few char do however remain in freshwater lakes year-round. Average weight: - 3 kg (5 - 7 lbs).

Arctic Char are found in the northwesterly corner of the Northwest Territories. Check out our great Yukon fishing info for your trip preparation. All our fishing is catch and release.Media in category "Lakes of the Northwest Territories" The following 14 files are in this category, out of 14 total.

px photo ().jpeg 2, × 1,; KB.Join us in the heart of the Northwest Territories to explore the untouched beauty of hundreds of miles of tundra and crystal clear rivers and lakes. With mighty lake trout ranging from 10 to 50+ pounds and an average catch of 40 fish per day, per guest you're in for the best fishing experience of your Life!