Warmer oceans could raise mercury levels in fish

Rising ocean surface temperatures caused by climate change could make fish accumulate more mercury, increasing the health risk to people who eat seafood, Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues report in a study in the journal PLOS ONE.

Until now, little has been known about how global warming may affect mercury bioaccumulation in marine life, and no previous study has demonstrated the effects using fish in both laboratory and field experiments. Mercury released into the air through industrial pollution can accumulate in streams and oceans and is turned into methylmercury in the water.

The researchers studied killifish under varying temperatures in the lab and in salt marsh pools in Maine. Fish in the marshes ate insects, worms and other natural food sources, while the lab fish were fed mercury-enriched food. Results showed the fish in warmer waters ate more but grew less and had higher methylmercury levels in their tissues, suggesting increases in their metabolic rate caused the increased uptake of the toxic metal.

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  1. Archaic Tongan Empire Astronomical Knowledge of Ata’s City and Fala ‘o Ata [Atlantis or Ata’s Landt or Adams City]- Terra Australis Cognito- Ref: Revelation 21:16-27 , Ezekiel 40-48 cf Genesis 1:1-8 on the rise of Mercury in the Sea where fish are as we think it is climatic change but Based from the Tapu-ki-Tea[ Venus ] NN Like Poles magnetic fields and Langi Ua [Mars SS ]Like Poles magnetic field has a suspension effect on our Mamani [Earth] North Pole Magnetic Field- Tonga or the Kingdom of Gog & the Piezoelectric Quartz Pyramid Revelation 21:17-21 affecting our Quantum Leap of chemistry mineral structure in the ocean – Under the Tropics of Lihamui [Capricorn]and to the South Pole Magnetic Field where China lays 48 degree over the Tropics of Hilingamea’a [ Cancer] Ref :Nostradamus Quatrain 5:98 or Magog or Pikinga.

    (1)The Venus or Tapu-ki-tea North-North permanent magnets PUSHING effect from its magnetic frequency orbit allows The Mercury to Rise in the Northern Oceans and Seas in Autumn-Winter on a suspended South Pole Magnetic field about October-March.

    (2) The Mars or Langi Ua South-South permanent magnets PULLING effect from its orbit magnetic frequency allow the The Mercury to Rise in the Southern Oceans and Seas in Autumn- Winter on a suspended North Pole Magnetic field about mid-March to mid October.

    (3) The increase of Humpback Whales to Tonga and Vava’u does require enough Mercury in the Water. The increase of Sail Fish or Bill fish game fishing in Vava’u where high levels of Mercury is said to be found during Tongan Winter.

    (4) The increase of Gout and Arthritis crystals are normal to Tongans in Autumn -Winter especially heavy consumption on Crustacean and other Mollusk seafoods. Seldom cases of Fatal Mercury Poison by eating ocean eels are often found when Mars or Langi Ua SS magnetic field has a stronger approx Bi-Annual effect of PULLING in the Southern Oceans depending on its 23 months orbital around earth unilike Venus of Tapu-ki-tea NN PUSHING every approx 7 months compared to its Mass Size and frequency.

    (5) We must also consider the Northern Pole Magnetic Field of the Earth as its electromagnetic magnetic wave currents drift to the South Pole Magnetic Field. All References to the Archaic Tongan Empire Astronomical Studies are based in Arts, Masonry Science -Ha’a Tufunga and Gnostic Biblical Text that belongs to the Kingdom of Og or Kingdom of Gog.

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