Methylmercury in predatory and non-predatory fish species marketed in the Amazon triple frontier
This study assessed if the concentrations of methylmercury (MeHg) in predatory and non-predatory fish caught in the Upper Solimões River are safe for human consumption, according to the reference values established by the ...
Mercury contamination of fish and exposures of an indigenous community in Pará state, Brazil
Fish consumption is an important source of protein among indigenous communities in Amazonian Brazil. Exposures to mercury via fish were studied in an indigenous community of the Munduruku reserve, located in the Tapajós ...
Mercury contamination in fish from Santarém, Pará, Brazil
This paper reports on total mercury concentrations in edible tissue from 11 fish species caught in the Municipality of Santarém, Tapajós River Basin, Pará State, which are most consumed by the local population and investigates ...