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N.C. Fish Added To High-Mercury List

LAST UPDATED Apr 29th, 2008 Two more types of freshwater fish in southeastern North Carolina have been found to have elevated levels of mercury. They are yellow perch caught south and east of Interstate highway 85, and black crappie caught south and east of I-95. State public health officials are urging pregnant women and children to avoid eating those fish altogether, and urging others to limit their consumption of those fish to no more than one meal a week. The two species join a growing list of freshwater and saltwater fish that are high in mercury. The state's high-mercury list now includes the following freshwater fish: blackfish (bowfin),...
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Banded Rudderfish Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Seriola zonata
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Regions Fished: Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Santos, Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea
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The Banded Rudderfish is characterized by a football shaped body that is silvery blue on top fading to silver along its underside, like others in this family a horizontal line begins at the mouth, goes through the eye, and continues down its flanks.

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