Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

FISH

Fish Consumption Guidelines for Clear Lake and Cache Creek (Lake, Yolo, and Colusa Counties)
[Updated 03/18/09] Based on Mercury

Women 18 – 45 and Children 1 – 17 Years

Crayfish

Crayfish

Blackfish

Blackfish

Bluegil or Sunfish

Bluegill or other sunfish

Carp

Carp

Headhead

Hardhead

Hitch

Hitch

Suckerfish

Sucker

Largemouth bass

Bass

Pikeminnow

Pikeminnow

 

Catfish

Catfish

 

Crappie

Crappie

2 Servings a week
OR

1 Serving a week

Do not eat

 

Men over 17 Years and Women over 45 years

Crayfish

Crayfish

Blackfish

Blackfish

Bluegil or Sunfish

Bluegill or other sunfish

Carp

Carp

Headhead

Hardhead

Hitch

Hitch

Suckerfish

Sucker

Largemouth bass

BassDescription: Heart.bmp

Pikeminnow

Pikeminnow

Catfish

Catfish

Crappie

Crappie

4 Servings a week
OR

2 Servings a week
OR

1 Serving a week

Description: Heart.bmp  = high in Omega-3s and you can eat them at least once a week
 Eating fish with omega-3s can lower heart disease in adults and help babies’ brains to develop.

serving size

The recommended serving of fish is about the size and thickness of your hand.    Give children smaller servings.

 
 
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