28 May 2012 Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Crossed the Pacific to the United States Across the vast Pacific, the mighty Bluefin Tuna carried radioactive
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, May 30, 2012
28 May 2012 Radioactive "Bluefin Tuna" Crossed
the Pacific to the United States 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, a researcher reporting the
findings Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences. The levels of radioactive cesium were 10 times higher than
the amount measured in tuna off the California coast in previous
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