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Fish Consumption
Eat fish, be smart

Seafood and fish are good for your heart and brain. Both are low in fat, high in protein, and rich in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3's provide protection from heart disease and are an important brain food for you, your children, and your unborn child.

These fish consumption guidelines and advisories are designed to help you gain these health benefits while protecting you and your family from contaminants found in fish.

For more information about fish advisories in Oregon, or contaminants in fish and their health effects, call the Oregon Health Authority at 1-877-290-6767.

Map of advisories
Fish advisories are designed to help you gain the health benefits of eating fish while protecting you and your family from contaminants sometimes found in fish.
Seafood and shellfish consumption guide
Guidelines for seafood and shellfish consumption in Oregon, including shellfish closure links, details about contaminants, tips for purchasing and cleaning fish, etc.
fish cleaning guideline diagram
Follow these fish cleaning guidelines to reduce your exposure to PCBs and other fat-soluble contaminants.
Due to high levels of PCBs​, we recommend that no one eat resident fish from the Bonneville Dam at Bradford Island to Ruckel​ Creek (one mile upstream).
Fish advisory for the Mid-Columbia River. Resident fish should be consumed no more than once per week.