Mercury in Seafood Overview

Close up - Bluefin Tuna.

The Safina Center has been working with the Gelfond Fund for Mercury Research and Outreach at Stony Brook University to bring consumers the most up-to-date and easy-to-understand information about mercury in seafood. The links below lead to articles, brochures, videos and reports that help untangle this issue:


The Safina Center’s seafood ratings flags species with high mercury levels: SEAFOOD RATINGS 

Did you know? Like people who eat too much mercury-contaminated fish, fish-eating wildlife—birds such as ibises, herons, and egrets, and aquatic mammals including whales and dolphins—can suffer neurological and developmental effects.