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A great wealth of fish species

Québec’s rivers offer an abundant variety of ichthyofaunal wildlife.

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The health of fish communities

Fish communities show us the quality of the aquatic environment in which they live. They incorporate and cumulate the effects of all changes in their habitat.


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Fish consumption and toxic substances

A variety of toxic substances are found in the flesh of fish that inhabit our lakes, due to pollution. These substances include mercury, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, furans, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs), etc.

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