Yet Another Reason to End Shark Finni...

Yet Another Reason to End Shark Finning: Neurodegenerative Disease

There are 1 comment on the Ecology Global Network story from Feb 27, 2012, titled Yet Another Reason to End Shark Finning: Neurodegenerative Disease. In it, Ecology Global Network reports that:

A new study by University of Miami scientists in the journal Marine Drugs reveals high concentrations ofA I2- N -methylamino-L-alanine A in shark fins, a neurotoxin linked to neurodegenerative diseases in humans, including Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig Disease .

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carla danesi

East Haven, CT

#1 Feb 27, 2012
If god created these fins this way,then it was his intention for the toxin to have a purpose for the shark at sea.it sounds like humans should not eat them.

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