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Wetland Management Strategy to Reduce Mercury Export in Water and Bioaccumulation in Fish

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Start Date
2015
End Date
2017

Citation

Ackerman, J.T., and Eagles-Smith, C.A., 2019, Wetland management strategy to reduce mercury export in water and bioaccumulation in fish: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9NUANQU.

Summary

Total mercury concentrations in western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) that were caged at specific locations within four control wetlands and four treatment wetlands for a 30-day exposure time period to test the effectiveness of wetland management strategy to reduce mercury contamination. Fish data only. Water data published in a separate data release by co-authors. These data support the following publication: Ackerman, J.T., Fleck, J.A., Eagles‐Smith, C.A., Marvin‐DiPasquale, M., Windham‐Myers, L., Herzog, M.P. and McQuillen, H.L., 2019. Wetland Management Strategy to Reduce Mercury in Water and Bioaccumulation in Fish. Environmental toxicology and chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.4535

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Josh T Ackerman
Originator :
Josh T Ackerman, Collin A Eagles-Smith
Metadata Contact :
Josh T Ackerman
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems
SDC Data Owner :
Western Ecological Research Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Purpose

Data were obtained to design a wetland management strategy to reduce mercury bioaccumulation in wetland fishes.

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The authors of these data require that data users contact them regarding intended use and to assist with understanding limitations and interpretation. Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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