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Contact: Barbra Gonzalez
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, University of Miami

Caption: In a new study by University of Miami marine biologist Neil Hammerschlag and Deborah Mash, M.D., uncover an alarming accumulation of BMAA neurotoxins in shark fins, which may pose a serious threat to shark fin consumers. http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/2/509/

Credit: Eric Cheng

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