Mercury Contamination of Fish is Climbing, Say Experts

February 3, 2015 5:13 AM

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In an alarming revelation, researchers looking to Hawaii's coasts have determined that the concentration of mercury found in common commercially caught fish is climbing at a rate of nearly four percent per year.

That's at least according to a study recently published in the journal Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, which paid particular attention to yellowish tuna caught in North Pacific commercial fisheries.

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