Fish Tissue Results Summary

2017 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2017 results are for samples collected mainly within the upper James River Basin (Maury River and Jackson River watersheds), the Chowan River Basin (Meherrin River, Nottoway River and Blackwater River watersheds), the York River Basin (Lake Anna watershed) and from two impoundments (Lake Gordonsville and Motts Run Reservoir). Special monitoring studies were also conducted for fish tissue metals: one in the Potomac Embayments and a second on the Dan River.

2016 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2016 results are for samples collected mainly within the lower Rappahannock River watershed and lower James River watershed plus selected sites on the Dan River and embayments of the Potomac River. A special monitoring study was also conducted for fish tissue metals on the Dan River.

2015 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2015 results are for samples collected mainly within the upper and middle Potomac River watershed plus selected sites on the Dan River. A special monitoring study was also conducted for fish tissue metals on the Dan River.

2014 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2014 results are for samples collected mainly within Bluestone River watershed, New River watershed, and James River watershed plus selected sites on the Dan River and embayments of the Potomac River. A special monitoring study was also conducted for fish tissue metals on the Dan River.

2013 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2013 results are for samples collected mainly within Mountain Run (Culpeper County) watershed of the Rappahannock River basin, Dan River and Roanoke River watersheds of the Roanoke River basin.

2012 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2012 results are for fish samples collected mainly in watersheds within the New River and Lower (Tidal) James River Basins.

2008 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2008 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the York River Basin and Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean drainages plus selected sites in the James River and Potomac River watersheds.

2007 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2007 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the Dan River, Chowan River-Albemarle Sound and Tennessee-Big Sandy River Basins plus selected sites in the Roanoke River and Yadkin River watersheds.

2006 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2006 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the Roanoke River and Rappahannock River Basins plus selected sites in the Potomac River, James River, Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean drainages, and York River - Lake Anna watersheds. Special studies were conducted in the Chowan River Basin (Blackwater River and Nottoway River watersheds) for metals.

 

2005 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2005 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the Shenandoah River and James River Basins plus selected sites in the Potomac River, York River and Holston River Basins.

 

2004 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2004 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the Potomac River and New River Basins plus selected sites in the Shenandoah River, James River and Roanoke River Basins. Special studies were conducted in the Tennessee-Big Sandy Basin (Beaver Creek and Knox Creek) and Roanoke River Smith Mountain Lake watershed for PCBs and in the Chowan River Basin (Blackwater River and Great Dismal Canal - Lake Drummond watersheds) and Dragon Run Swamp - Piankatank River watershed for metals.

2003 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2003 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the York River Basin and Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean drainages plus selected sites in the James River and Potomac River Basins. Special studies were conducted in the Tennessee-Big Sandy Basin (Guest River and Knox Creek) and Bluestone River watershed.

1993 - 2002 Fish Analysis Combined Results Data

Combined analytical results for statewide monitoring samples from 1993 through 2002.

2002 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2002 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the Roanoke River Basin, Chowan River-Albemarle Sound drainage, and Tennessee-Big Sandy River Basin plus selected sites in the Lower James River and New River Basins and Bluestone River watershed. Special studies were conducted in the Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean drainages.

2001 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2001 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the James, Rappahannock, and Potomac-Shenandoah River Basins plus selected sites in the Tennessee-Big Sandy River and New River Basins. Special studies were conducted in the Fresh Tidal James River watershed and Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean drainages.

2000 Fish Tissue Analysis Data

2000 results are for fish samples collected mainly in the York and New River Basins plus selected sites in the Potomac River Embayments and Lower James River Basin and Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal Streams-Atlantic Ocean drainages. Special studies were conducted at selected stations in the Roanoke-Lower Dan and Hyco River watershed and Levisa Fork watershed.

1999 Shenandoah River PCB Special Study (Joint DEQ, DGIF and VDH)

Analytical results for 1999 special studies of fish samples from the Shenandoah River watershed.

1999 Roanoke River Watershed Fish Analysis Data

Analytical results for 1999 routine monitoring and special studies of fish samples from the Roanoke (Staunton) River watershed.

1999 Dan River Watershed Fish Tissue Analysis Data

Analytical results for 1999 routine monitoring and special studies of fish samples from the Dan River watershed.

1999 Mountain Run and Bull Run Fish Tissue Analysis Data

Analytical results for 1999 follow up monitoring of fish from Mountain Run (Rappahannock River) and Bull Run (Potomac River).

1998 Roanoke River Watershed Fish Tissue Analysis Data

Analytical results for Fall 1998 special studies of fish samples from the Roanoke River watershed between Leesville Tail Race and Clover plus collections at major impoundments - Smith Mountain Lake Watershed, Leesville Lake and Kerr Reservoir watershed.

1998 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for statewide routine monitoring of fish samples from the Chesapeake Bay-Small Coastal-Atlantic Ocean Coastal drainages and Chowan-Albemarle Sound watershed plus selected special studies sites in the Lower James River watershed.

1997 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for statewide routine monitoring of fish samples from the Tennessee-Big Sandy River Basins and Yadkin River plus Fourmile Run (Potomac River Basin) and selected sites in the Tidal Fresh James River watershed from the fall line to Windmill Point.

1996 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for statewide routine monitoring of fish samples from the Potomac-Shenandoah and Chowan River Basins plus selected sites in the Lower James and York River Basins.

  • 1996 Results (metals, PCBs & PAHs)

1995 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for statewide routine monitoring of fish samples from the James, Rappahannock and York River Basins.

  • 1995 Results (metals & PCBs)

1994 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for special studies of fish samples from the James and Rappahannock River Basins.

  • 1994 Striped Bass PCB special studies results

1993 Fish Tissue Analysis Data (See 1993 -2002 Combined Results)

Analytical results for special studies of fish samples from the Roanoke and Dan River, and Lower James and Elizabeth River watersheds plus selected sites in the Rappahannock and York River Basins.

  • 1993 Roanoke-Dan PCB special studies results
  • 1993 Elizabeth River PCB special studies results
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