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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-027-FA

Alternate Leg ID: W-27-08-MA

Area of Operations: Oyster Pond, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States, North America

Dates: June 05, 2008 to June 05, 2008

Objectives: Collect adult post-spawn river herring leaving Oyster Pond via Trunk River for analysis of mercury.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis Concentrations of mercury in fish

Summary: Herring were not present in Trunk River during the time we were sampling. A few specimens of mummichogs and other small fish were collected. Since these other fish are not the main focus of the study, they will be analyzed only if time and manpower is available.

USGS Project Number: 2921-BOF70 - Project Description

Contact: Mike Bothner (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-27-08-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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