Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

FISH

Safe Eating Guidelines for Fish from The Lower Feather River (Butte, Yuba And Sutter Counties)
[Updated 02/15/12] Based on Mercury or PCBs

Women 18 – 45 and Children 1 – 17 Years

Shad

American Shadhigh in omega 3

King Salmon

Chinook (king) salmonhigh in omega 3

steelhead

Steelhead trout**high in omega 3

 

Carp

Carp

Redear

Redear or other sunfish

Suckerfish

Sucker

Black Bass

Black Bass

Catfish

Catfish

Pike minnow

Pikeminnow

Stripe Bass

Striped Bass

white sturgeon

White sturgeon

2-3 Servings a week
OR

1 Serving a week

Do not eat

 

Men over 17 Years and Women over 45 years


Shad

American Shad high in omega 3

King Salmon
Chinook (king) salmon high in omega 3

steelhead
Steelhead trout** high in omega 3

 

Carp

Carp

Redear

Redear or other sunfish

Stripe Bass

Striped Basshigh in omega 3

Suckerfish

Sucker

 


Black Bass
Black Bass high in omega 3

Catfish

Catfish

Pike minnow

Pikeminnow

white sturgeon
White sturgeon

 

7 Servings a week
OR

2 Servings a week
OR
Sunfish - 3 Servings a week
OR

1 Serving a week

** Note: It is only legal to keep hatchery steelhead and only in select waters. Hatchery steelhead are identified by a missing adipose fin and healed scar in the location of the missing fin. All wild steelhead must be released unharmed.

Check California Department of Fish and Wildlife Regulations (www.dfg.ca.gov/regulations/) for salmon, steelhead, striped bass, and white sturgeon, including legal sizes, bag and possession limits, and seasons, which can vary from year to year.

high in Omega 3Eating fish is good for your health. Fish have Omega-3s that can reduce your risk for heart disease and improve how the brain develops in unborn babies and children.

 serving size

The recommended serving of fish is about the size and thickness of your hand.    Give children smaller servings.

 

 

 

 

 
 
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