International Network in Aquatic Ecotoxicology
Ika Paul-Pont is researcher in marine ecotoxicology at LEMAR
Tuna, a fish that is highly prized around the world, hides a toxin, methylmercury. According to this study, the content of this toxin in tunas in the Central and Southwest Pacific depends not only on their size and species but also on their geographical origin. This study highlights crucial results for advice on tuna consumption.