Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2012

Deformities in trout caused by selenium

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All kinds of deformities in trout caused by selenium released from the Smoky Canyon Mine. The photo is from Simplot’s research. Same deformities were found in many ripe female brown trout captured in Sage Creek and spawned in a lab situation. Dr. Joseph Skorupa reviewed Simplot’s research and dismissed it as bogus.  The link to his peer-reviewed report appears below.