ENVVEST Mussel Watch Program In-Progress Summary - Collection Year 2020 Update Report uri icon



  • The current report provides a basis for determining the need for improvements, a means of assessing of the effectiveness of corrective actions and informs on adaptive management actions needed to improve environmental quality and to protect aquatic resources of the Sinclair and Dyes Inlets. The primary Project focuses on reporting Mytilus tissue burdens of metals, PAHs, and PCBs. For supplemental understanding of PBDEs, stable Hg, C and N isotopes, isomeric diagnostic ratios of select PAH compounds, data translation between caged and native mussels collected in the Inlets, and interlaboratory analytical comparison between ENVVEST and WDFW MW programs, internal reports and pilot study results have been summarized in appendices.

publication date

  • 2021