Mercury Concentration in Yellowfin Tuna Increases by 4% Annually: Study

February 5, 2015 1:23 PM

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Mercury Concentration in Yellowfin Tuna Increases by 4% Annually: Study

A recently conducted study has shown that concentration of mercury in the surface waters off the northern Pacific Ocean has increased by almost a third between 1986 and 2006.

The paper published Monday in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry has also shown that concentration of mercury has increased in yellowfin tuna by nearly 4% annually.

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