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Fish Consumption Advisories

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*Note: This page contains materials in the Portable Document Format (PDF). The free Adobe Reader may be required to view these files.

Fish Advisories Program Overview
Find out more about our multiple agency effort to develop fish advisories

Most Current Florida Fish Advisories
Interactive search of Florida waters for localized advice on eating fish

Your Guide to Eating Fish Caught In Florida, May, 2020
May 2020 guide to fish consumption advisories in effect

Florida's freshwater fish—fun to catch, good to eat & healthy too!
Basic guidelines for eating freshwater fish from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Guidelines on Florida freshwater fishing regulations
Summary of Floridas freshwater fishing rules and regulations from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Seafood Consumption
Seafood nutrition information from Florida Department of Health

Get Fresh with Florida Fish!
Wallet card to hep make smart choices on eating fish

Fish Facts
Facts about eating fish while minimizing your mercury exposure

Florida Commercial Fish Wallet Card for Women of Child-Bearing Age
Guidance for pregnant women and women of childbearing age

Freshwater Fish Fact Sheet
General Information about Florida Freshwater Fish

Heart-Healthy Fish Recipes from Real Floridians
A recipe book for healthy fish consumption, provided by the Environmental Public Health Tracking program

"Mercury and Our Health" Video
Animated video (16 minutes) about the uses of mercury and how over exposure can impact your health. Produced by the National Institute of Health's U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Mercury: From Source to Seafood video (Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program) Short video   

Additional Information
Fish Consumption Information and links