Mercury in Fish – Resources

25 May
After watching The Cove, I wanted to research more on mercury for my fish and sushi loving and mercury intoxicated father.  So here they are for you too.
Mercury in Fish Resources:
Diagnosis Mercury – from a doctor’s perspective
Mercury Policy Project –  Promoting policies to eliminate mercury use and reduce mercury exposure
Natural Resources Defense Council –  mercury contamination in fish
Take Part – Social Action for The Cove
Fish high in mercury levels: bluefish, blue crab, grouper, mackerel (King, Spanish, Gulf), marlin, orange roughy, salmon (farmed, Atlantic), seabass (Chilean), shark, swordfish, tilefish, tuna (Ahi, Yellowfin, Bigeye, Blue, Canned Albacore).

Fish low in mercury levels: Arctic cod, anchovies, butterfish, catfish, clam, crab (domestic), crawfish/crayfish, croaker (Atlantic), flounder, haddock (Atlantic), hake, herring, mackerel (N. Atlantic, Chub), mullet, oyster, perch (ocean), plaice, pollock, salmon (canned, fresh, wild), sardine, scallop, shad, shrimp, sole, squid, tilapia, trout, whitefish, whiting.

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