Gallery: Fish Caught Near Fukushima Shows Record Radiation Level 2,500 ...


A fish caught in the waters near Fukushima Daiichi‘s main reactor on Friday had over 2,500 times the legal limit of radioactivity for human consumption. Caught by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the murasoi fish bore the highest levels of radioactive particles seen to date—25,000 Becquerels per kilogram, which is 2540 times higher than current Japanese safety standards. According to findings, contaminated water is still leaking from the nuclear power plant.

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