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Alicia Chang – Radioactive Bluefin Tuna: Japan Nuclear Plant Contaminated Fish Found Off California Coast – 29 May 2012

Radioactive Tuna

LOS ANGELES — Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away – the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance.
“We were frankly kind of startled,” said Nicholas Fisher, one of the researchers reporting the findings online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Read the whole story at http://www.huffingtonpost.com link to original article Associated Press/ Alica Chang from 28 May 2012.