Fish Consumption Guidelines


Eating fish is good for your health, but some fish caught in the Delta contain mercury. A health advisory for the Delta recommends that people limit the amount of striped bass and sturgeon they eat.

Sturgeon and Striped Bass

Follow the links below for safe eating guidelines in the:

For other locations and more information about eating fish safely, view safe eating guidelines, or call the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment in Oakland at (510) 622-3200, in Sacramento at (916) 324-7572, or call your local health department.