Affected River Basins
Fish to avoid:
Generally, choose these fish from the western part of the state:
Bluegill Sunfish (Brim)
Redbreast Sunfish (Brim)
Redear Sunfish (Brim)
Date issued: September 10, 2008
Pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, and children under 15 should avoid eating walleye from Santeetlah Lake due to high levels of mercury. Other people should limit their consumption of those fish to no more than one meal per week. A meal of fish is about six (6) ounces of uncooked fish.