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Fish Consumption Advisories

S.C. DHEC Advice for Estuarine and Marine Waters

* EPA and FDA advise women who are or may become pregnant, nursing mothers, and children under 14 not to eat ANY king mackerel, shark, swordfish, or tilefish. SCDHEC also suggests these at-risk groups avoid cobia. All other persons should follow the advisories as noted below.

DO NOT EAT ANY

King Mackerel over 39 inches*
Shark*                                                        

One meal per month

Swordfish*
Cobia*

One meal per week

Tilefish*
King Mackerel 33-39 inches*

No Restrictions

King Mackerel less than 33 inches*
Red Drum
Spot
Spotted Sea Trout
Weakfish
Flounder
Mahi Mahi
Spanish Mackerel

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