Study: Mercury levels up in Pacific yellowfin tuna

February 3, 2015 11:28 PM

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Mercury levels are still not high enough to be of immediate danger to adult tuna eaters.

As part of a recent survey, a team of international researchers led by scientists at Michigan looked at several decades of data on mercury levels measured in Pacific tuna caught off the coasts of Hawaii. After controlling for the varying ages, weights and body sizes of the sampled tuna (using advanc...

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