Mercury in fish affected by both prey type and quality, study finds

Posted by on May 9, 2016 11:18 pm
Categories: health

Mercury accumulation in fish poses well-known health risks to humans and wildlife, but fish mercury levels are highly variable and key factors driving this variability remain unclear. Whether fish hunt nearshore or in the open water and what prey they eat affect the amount of mercury that accumulates in them, a new study shows.

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