Ak Fishing News: High Mercury Levels in Some Alaska Fish
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The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported recently that while Alaska fish consumption is really good for you, there are some exceptions in some species.
For the first time, the department has said that some restrictions may be best. The Anchorage Daily News reported that "State health officials say the fish -- halibut over 50 pounds, shark, lingcod, yellow eye rockfish and spiny dogfish -- are safe to eat in normal helpings for most people. But they might not be OK for pregnant women and small children to consume in large quantities, officials said, and they're drawing up new guidelines."
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