Milwaukee Estuary AOC Fish Tumor Assessment

Purpose

Evaluate the status of the fish tumor BUI by collecting samples in the Milwaukee River and esturary

Objective

Determine whether tumor rate exceeds 5% or background levels

Outcome

Provide evidence for BUI removal in Milwaukee River and Estuary AOC

Study Design

Collect 200 white suckers during migration and analyze for liver tumors and stable isotopes

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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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Reports and Documents
Scope of Work for West Virginia University's study for the White Sucker Fish Tumor Analysis in the Milwaukee Estuary AOC.
The Scope of Work for the work completed by UW-Madison for the fish tumor study of tumor frequencies in white suckers in the Milwaukee Estuary AOC and the Sheboygan River AOC.