Report | September, 2009
What’s on the Hook? Mercury Levels and Fish Consumption Surveyed at a Gulf of Mexico Fishing Rodeo
Oceana sponsored and partnered with the 73rd annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on July 15-17, 2005 to sample fish for mercury levels, with the invaluable help of Rodeo anglers. “What’s on the Hook” provides data on 190 fish from 30 species, some of which were tournament winners. These results offer a glimpse of possible mercury levels in fish that Rodeo anglers land.