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What happens if a pregnant woman eats tuna?

Asked: Andrew Lultschik 🇨🇦 Fishing, Last Updated:

Tuna is a fish that often contains high levels of mercury. Ingesting too much mercury during pregnancy can harm the development of your baby's brain and nervous system, ultimately resulting in a range of health and developmental problems.

FAQ

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    The correct answer is yes, a shark will outgrow its tank if it isn't the right tank size for it. It's a common myth that a shark would never outgrow its tank, but in reality, it will. ... Keeping a shark in a wrong size tank can either lead to stunted growth or death of the shark.

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