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Appendix

Fish samples

Fish species

Year

Number in sample

Fish length (cm)

Reported moisture

Percent lipid, wet weight

walleye surfperch

2002

4

19 (16-21)

72 (71-85)

3.2 (2.4-4.0)

shiner surfperch

1997

40

12 (11-14.5)

76 (71-78)

2.5 (1.7-3.9)

halibut

2002

4

72 (69-76)

76 (75-86)

0.5 (0.2-0.9)

1997

3

76 (59-92)

75 (73-77)

0.3 (0.2-0.4)

jacksmelt

2002

5

35 (33-37)

72 (67-75)

3.2 (0.5-7.4)

1997

15

25.8 (20.5-28.5)

74 (71-76)

2.1 (1.4-3.2)

white croaker

2002

4

30 (28-31)

72 (70-74)

6.3 (5.2-7.4)

1997

10

25.8 (22-29)

71 (70-73)

6.7 (5.2-7.4)

striped bass

2002

4

59 (55-69)

77 (75-78)

1.1 (0.6-2.1)

1997

6

57.6 (50-66)

76 (75-77)

0.9 (0.8-1.0)

leopard shark

2002

1

114

79

0.3

1997

12

96 (92-102)

76 (75-78)

0.25 (0.18-0.34)

Lipid adjusted values, parts per billion

Fish species

Year

tri-BDE (PBDE 28+33)

tetra-BDE (PBDE-47)

penta-BDE (PBDE-99+100)

hexa-BDE (PBDE-153+154)

sum of 7 congeners

walleye surfperch

2002

15

508

133

16

672

shiner surfperch

1997

27

669

185

23

903

halibut

2002

24

1286

548

151

2009

1997

24

641

154

2

821

jacksmelt

2002

11

122

121

29

282

1997

15

158

124

15

312

white croaker

2002

13

444

166

28

652

1997

14

395

131

25

564

striped bass

2002

30

1021

526

179

1756

1997

24

349

118

26

516

leopard shark

2002

26

310

110

28

474

1997

70

300

60

8

438

Wet weight values, parts per billion

Fish species

Year

tri-BDE (PBDE 28+33)

tetra-BDE (PBDE-47)

penta-BDE (PBDE-99+100)

hexa-BDE (PBDE-153+154)

sum of 7 congeners

walleye surfperch

2002

0.5

17.2

4.3

0.2

22.2

halibut

2002

0.2

8.4

3.2

0.8

12.6

jacksmelt

2002

0.2

2.3

2.5

0.5

5.5

white croaker

2002

0.9

27.4

10.1

1.7

40.1

striped bass

2002

0.3

10.3

4.5

1.4

16.6

leopard shark

2002

0.1

0.9

0.3

0.1

1.4