Mercury in Seafood

The Safina Center works 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:


Carl Safina in The Huffington Post

Safina Center Blogs

The Safina Center’s FULL Mercury Report

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.


Choosing Wisely: Recognizing and Preventing Overexposure to Mercury in Fish” – Video for Health Care Professionals

(cover photo: Bluefin tuna. © Carl Safina)