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Fish Included in the Columbia Slough Fish Advisory

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Resident fish are those fish that spend their whole lives in the Columbia Slough so they have greater amounts of contaminants in them. The health authority advises eating only one fillet meal each month of these fish, except for the Large-scale Sucker.
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Large-scale Sucker

Eat only two fillet meals each month.

A photograph of a largesucker fish, a long fish with a green head and silvery-brown scaled body.

Black Crappie

Eat only one fillet meal each month.

Photo of a black crappie — a fish with silvery gray scales and large fins.

Carp

Eat only one fillet meal each month.

Photo of a common carp — a fish with a dark scales on the top, and a yellow-to-brown middle section and belly.

Largemouth Bass

Eat only one fillet meal each month.

Two photos of largemough bass — a fish with green scales on the top of its body, a line of black scales, and a white belly.

Bluegill

Eat only one fillet meal each month.

Photo of a bluegill — a fish with green-silvery scales on the top and a red and orange coloration on its breast scales.
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Sunfish

Eat only one fillet meal each month.

Photo of a blue-green fish with a yellow belly, and shimmery blue scales throughout that resemble lines or stripes over the body of the fish.
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