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Are sprats high in mercury?

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Sprats Have a Minimal Mercury Content Compared to larger predatory fish species, this means that sprats are low on the ocean food chain and do not accumulate much mercury. The main reason for this is because mercury bioaccumulates in larger fish as they eat the smaller ones (14, 15).

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