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Rappahannock River Basin

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Rappahannock River

Rappahannock River from the I-95 bridge above Fredericksburg downstream to the mouth of river near Stingray Point including its tributaries Hazel Run up to I-95 bridge crossing and Claiborne Run up to Rt. 1 bridge crossing. These river segments comprise ~123 miles. (12/13/04)

Stafford Co., Spotsylvania Co., Fredericksburg City, Caroline Co., King George Co., Essex Co., Westmoreland Co., Richmond Co., Middlesex Co. and Lancaster Co.

PCBs

American Eel

No more
than two meals/month

PCBs

Blue Catfish

PCBs

Carp

PCBs

Channel Catfish

PCBs

Croaker

PCBs

Gizzard Shad

PCBs

Anadromous (Coastal) Striped Bass

Mountain Run from Rt. 15/29 bridge crossing near Culpeper City ~19 miles to the confluence with Rappahannock River (12/13/04)

Culpeper Co.

PCBs

American Eel

No more
than two meals/month

Motts Run Reservoir (entire reservoir, ~ 160 acres). (8/31/07)

Spotsylvania Co.

Mercury

Largemouth Bass

No more
than two meals/month

Chandler's Mill Pond (entire pond, ~ 75 acres). (8/31/07)

Westmoreland Co.

Mercury

Largemouth Bass

No more
than two meals/month


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Last Updated: 03-29-2013

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