Follow statewide and regional fish consumption recommendations to reduce exposure to Dioxin, PCBs and Mercury*
all freshwater fish without specific advisories, EAT NO MORE THAN
High Risk is defined as infants, children, pregnant women, nursing mothers
and women of childbearing age.
PCBs and mercury may pose greater risk to babies and young children. For
this reason it is important for women who are pregnant, or might become
pregnant, breastfeeding women, and young children to follow the recommendations
found on this page to reduce exposure.
To reduce your exposure, eat those fish with the lowest meal restrictions.
Do not combine meal restrictions. (For example, if you eat multiple
fish species or catch fish from more than one area, the recommended
guidelines for different species and different locations should not
are additional warnings for these
and other fish in specific Waterbodies
here for information by fish species.