Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

FISH

Safe eating guidelines for fish from Lake Nacimiento (San Luis Obispo County)
[updated 03/18/09] Based on Mercury

Women 18 – 45 and Children 1 – 17 Years

 

There are no fish in this group

Bluegil or Sunfish

Bluegill or other sunfish

 

Suckerfish

Sucker

black bass

Black Bass

Carp

Carp

Catfish

Catfish

Crappie

Crappie

White Bass

White Bass

2 or more servings a week

1 Serving a week

Do not eat

 

Men over 17 Years and Women over 45 years

 

There are no fish in this group

Bluegil or Sunfish

Bluegill or other sunfish

 

Suckerfish

Sucker

black bass

Black BassDescription: Heart.bmp

Carp

Carp

Catfish

Catfish

Crappie

Crappie

White Bass

White BassDescription: Heart.bmp

3 or more servings a week

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.

 
 
Flex Your Power Website
Energy efficiency and conservation information. Find incentives/rebates, technical assistance, retailers, product guides, case studies and more.
AMBER ALERT: Save a Child Amber Alert logo
AMBER ALERT empowers law enforcement, the media and the public to combat abduction by sending out immediate information.