Experts Says: Mercury Levels Are Rising in Yellowfin Tuna Due to Contamination of Water

February 3, 2015 9:23 AM

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The raise in mercury level of ocean directly affects the lives of aquatic mammals. It leaves a negative impact on the health of sea creatures such as yellow fin tuna. As per the latest report, the mercury level in yellow fin tuna has also increased up to four percent.

Paul Drevnick, main author of the study informs that tuna of North Pacific oceans are fully loaded with mercury. Hence, it is advised that people should avoid yellow fin tuna.

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