A Guide to Eating Fish from Big Bear Lake - OEHHA .A GUIDE TO EATING FISH from BIG BEAR LAKE (SAN

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  • A GUIDE TO EATING FISHfromBIG BEAR LAKE(SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY)

    Eat theGood Fish

    Eating fish that are low in chemicals

    may provide health benefits to children

    and adults.

    Avoid theBad Fish

    Eating fish with higher levels of chemicals like mercury or PCBs may cause health problems in children and adults.

    Choose theRight Fish

    Chemicals maybe more harmfulto unborn babies

    and children.

    Women(18-45 Years)

    Children(1-17 Years)

    5 TOTALSERVINGS A WEEK

    5 TOTALSERVINGSA WEEK

    1 TOTALSERVING A WEEK

    Women(46+ Years)

    Men(18+ Years)

    7 TOTALSERVINGS A WEEK

    5 TOTALSERVINGS A WEEK

    2 TOTALSERVINGS A WEEK

    Crappie

    Rainbow Trouthigh in omega-3s

    Common Carp Black Bass Species high in omega-3s

    Serving SizeA serving of fish is about the size and thickness of your hand. Give children smaller servings.

    For Adults For Children California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assesment

    web www.oehha.ca.gov/fishemail fish@oehha.ca.govphone (916) 324-7572

    Eat only theskinless fillet

    Eat only the meat

    Some chemicals are higher in the skin, fat, and guts.