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Title: Environmental quality standards to protect identified uses of controlled waters - fisheries uses
Author: S. Lewis
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Salmonid fisheries; Cyprinid fisheries; Migratory fisheries; Commercial harvesting of marine fish for public consumption; Commercial harvesting of shellfish for public consumption
This report considers the development of environmental quality standards (EQSs) for the salmonid fishery, cyprinid fishery, migratory fishery, commercial harvesting of marine fish for public consumption and commercial harvesting of shellfish for public consumption uses of controlled surface waters. Previous reports (Agg 1989, Smith et al 1991, and Smith and Gulson 1991) have been used to identify those parameters necessary for the maintenance of these five uses. Each water use is considered in a separate section within which identified parameters are discussed and standards proposed, a summary of the proposed standards is presented at the beginning of the relevant section. For salmonid, cyprinid and migratory fisheries, EQSs for substances in water have been proposed for the protection of these fisheries. For the commercial harvesting of marine fish and shellfish for public consumption uses Warning Levels of substances in waters have been proposed. These "Warning Levels" have been proposed by considering data on bioaccumulation and food standards and aim to prevent acceptable intake values and concentrations in fish/shellfish flesh exceeding statutory or recommended levels.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Quality controlsFisheriesFisheries developmentEnvironmental qualitySurface waterShellfish
Extent: 153
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