18,700 Bq/Kg from fish in Iidate mura

Following up this article..Fukushima local gov is dumping radioactive mud from decontamination to Abukuma river

18,700 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from trout caught in Niidagawa of Iidate mura, Fukushima prefectural government reported on 3/28/2012. This is the highest reading among all the fish caught from sea and river.
The former highest reading was 14,400 Bq/kg from young lancefish, caught offshore of Iwaki shi last April.

They fished this for a test before lifting the restriction of fishing trout.
Additionally, On 3/23/2012, Ibaraki prefectural government reported they measured cesium from 77 of 87 samples (88%) of fish caught from 3/8~3/21 offshore Ibaraki. (0.7~218 Bq/Kg)

With this test, bass (218 Bq/Kg) and blowfish (111 Bq/Kg) were newly added to the list.

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