Area of Operations: Oyster Pond, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States, North America
Dates: November 26, 2010 to November 29, 2010
Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Objectives: Determine the concentrations of mercury in the fish of Oyster Pond.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Sampling juvenile fish as they migrate into coastal water;Sampling juvenile fish as they migrate into coastal water.
Information to be derived: Determinations of mercury in white perch and river herring.
Summary: Cast nets were used to collect young-of-the-year speciments of white perch and river herring from the pool south of the weir at the mouth of Oyster Pond. Approximately 9 specimens of each species were collected.
Contact: Michael Casso (firstname.lastname@example.org)