Radioactive Japan: 18,700 Bq/Kg Of Cesium Detected In Trout

18,700 Bq/Kg from trout in Iidate mura (Fukushima Diary, Mar 28, 2012):

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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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福島県は28日、飯舘村の新田川(にいだがわ)で捕れたヤマメから国の暫定規制値(1キロ当たり500ベクレル)を大きく超える1万8700ベクレ ルの放射性セシウムを検出したと発表した。昨年4月にいわき市沖で捕れたコウナゴの1万4400ベクレルを超え、海を含め魚からの検出値では最高となる。 県は関係漁協に新田川本流・支流全域でヤマメを捕獲したり、食べないよう自粛を要請した。4月のヤマメ漁解禁の前に試験採取したもので、流通していない。 【乾達】

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