So as my wife and I were doing some research in hopes of promoting a solid diet and healthier lifestyle (and because she is pregnant right now), here is the list of those saltwater fish species that could do more harm than good to you and your health if eaten out of moderation. Strong Angler Cameron Parsons with a nice king fish FDA warns children, pregnant women and lactating moms to NOT eat any king mackerel due to their very high mercury content.
Eliminating these fish species in your diet can definitely reduce your chances of getting exposed to the harmful effects of mercury and other existing contaminants. Whether fresh or canned, Albacore still has mercury levels that are almost three times higher than the smaller skip jack.
According to a CNN report, this type of fish has extremely high levels of metal mercury that can eventually cause coordination loss, blindness and even death, depending on the amount or portion ingested. Scientists believed that such increased mercury content was due to the accumulation of certain contaminants in their body as they eat lots of smaller fish.
“What we found for our 124 sharks that we sampled was that about one-third of them came in with mercury levels that were over the Food and Drug Administration’s action level of one part per million,” Robert Hunter, director of Mote Marine Laboratory’s Center for Shark Research in Sarasota, said in a statement. The cobra is a delicious saltwater fish that sadly can soak up a lot of mercury.
Strong Angler Tina Corrode with what’s left of her swordfish you like catching daytime or nighttime swordfish, you might want to be careful how much of it you eat. Because swordfish is up at the very top of the list in terms of mercury content for saltwater fish.
Although most people throw back jacks and refer to them as a “junk fish”, but for those of you that do eat them, be careful! Greater Amber jack South Atlantic grouper (i.e. gag, scamp, red and snowy) Tile fish (also called golden or white snapper) Banded Rudder fish.
NOTE: On February 8, 2006, technical changes were made to the data that was posted on January 19, 2006. The changes corrected data or more properly characterized the species of fish or shellfish sampled.
On October 6, 2014, technical changes were made to allow viewers to review the list in order of mercury levels and in alphabetical order by fish species. This is especially dangerous for pregnant and breastfeeding women because fetuses and newborns are very sensitive to mercury.Find out the best fish to eat and in what amounts.
For that reason, women who are planning to become pregnant may want to begin to avoid fish that are higher in mercury before they become pregnant. The effects of methyl mercury poisoning include cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, impaired mental functioning, impaired lung function, growth problems, and having a small head.
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Background informationBirth name Elizabeth Anne Harris Born (1980-07-15) July 15, 1980 (age 40) West Marin, California, U.S. Origin Astoria, Oregon Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter, producerYears active2005–presentLabelsYELLOWELECTRIC, Root Strata, West 25th, Peak Oil, Cranky Associated acts Mirroring, Slow Walkers, RAM, Xiu, Ilya Ahmed, Inca Ore, Roy Montgomery, Helen, Niche Grouper is the solo project of American musician, artist and producer Liz Harris (born July 15, 1980). Grouper released the critically acclaimed Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill in 2008, followed by five more records, including a two-part album, A A, and the piano-led album Ruins.
Her eleventh album, Grid of Points, was released in 2018. Harris was born July 15, 1980, in Northern California and grew up around the San Francisco Bay Area.
She grew up in a Fourth Way commune there which was inspired by the philosophy of George Gurdjieff. The community was known as “The Group”, which would later serve as some inspiration for the moniker Grouper.
According to Harris, the kids called each other and the parents 'groupers' sort of as a defiance. She says: “It was us making our own identities inside a pretty controlled environment, and sort of lashing back maybe...
According to her, she “felt like the music was at its barest just a grouping of sounds, and I was just the grouper.” After finishing college, Harris briefly moved to Los Angeles, where she worked with Mayo Thompson at Patrick Painter.
Harris’ first album was 2005 ’s Grouper, a self-released full-length CD-R, followed later that year by Way Their Crept on Free Porcupine (re-released in 2007 on Type Records). Harris made available new material steadily through the years, and continued to collaborate with various artists such as Roy Montgomery and Bela.
Pitchfork gave it 8.2 stars calling the work “an arresting album of pastoral psychedelic pop”. Early in 2012, Grouper performed Violet Replacement in the UK and Europe, a pair of long form tape collage pieces which originally took shape for commissioned performances in New York and Berkeley.
Besides, she collaborated with Jess Fortin of Tiny Vipers to release an album Foreign Body under their common moniker Mirroring. At Berlin's Club Transmediale festival in early February 2012 Harris performed Circular Veil in collaboration with Were Cantu-Ledesma.
Somewhere between an installation and a performance, it found her extending her more concise music outward into eight hours of music, designed to mimic one full sleep cycle. Grouper's studio album titled Ruins was released on October 31, 2014.
The album is relatively stripped-down; piano, voice and field recordings. The majority of the album was recorded in Alter, Portugal in 2011, while Harris was on a residency set up by Valeria He dos Boys.
That same year she appeared on The Bug'album providing vocals for the track “Void”. In 2015, Grouper collaborated with an independent filmmaker Paul Clip son on the film Hypnosis Display, commissioned by Leeds Opera North.
In 2017, Grouper was one of the curators for the 11th edition of the Dutch Le Guess Who? Her curated program included films La Double Vie DE Véronique by Krzysztof Kielowski and Lighthouse by Paul Clip son and music performances from artists Marisa Anderson, William Basin ski, Marcia Bassett & Samara Labels duo, Boltzmann/Leigh, Skin Film, Meiji Having, Roy Montgomery, Coby SEY, Tiny Vipers, Wolfgang Vogt and Richard Young's.
During her days as a part of a Fourth Way commune, Harris' primary sources for discovering music were limited. With a little help from her parents, whose musical tastes were eccentric and divergent, she discovered Eastern European folk and American avant-pop.
Through her father, who himself was a composer, she would later discover contemporary classical and early music. In 2008, when she released Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill, Pitchfork compared it to classic ethereal releases from the British label 4AD, drawing comparisons to Cocteau Twins and early His Name Is Alive.
The Portland Mercury described some songs from the album, such as “Wind and Snow” and “Stuck”, sonically reminiscent of the Renaissance period composers Geraldo and Monteverdi. Collaboration with Jorge Behring er under the artist name “Flashlights" (2006) Visitor,, 10" vinyl.
Collaboration with Ilya Ahmed (2011) Foreign Body, vinyl and CD. Collaboration with Tiny Vipers under the artist name “Mirroring” (2012) Slow Walkers, vinyl.
Collaboration with Lawrence English under the artist name “Slow Walkers” (2013) The Event of Your Leaving, vinyl. Collaboration with Were Cantu-Ledesma under the artist name “RAM" (2013) Felt This Way/Dying All The Time, 7" Vinyl.
Collaboration with Jed Lineman and Scott Simmons under the artist name “Helen” (2013) Void and Black Wasp (taken from Angels and Devils and Exit EP), vinyl. Collaboration with The Bug (2014) The Original Faces, CD and LP.
Collaboration with Jed Lineman and Scott Simmons under the artist name “Helen” (2015) ^ Harris revealed her birthdate in a post via her official Instagram account, which reads: “Two months I squealed my way into the world on Ian Curtis birthday” (Curtis was born July 15, 1956).
Two months later I squealed my way into the world on Ian Curtis' birthday, who died two weeks after the eruption”. ^ “Interview: Grouper and Paul Clip son discuss 'Hypnosis Display “.