Plutonium measured from marine products fished offshore Fukushima

Following up this article..Fukushima is going to start selling marine products

Plutonium 239+240 were measured from fish samples taken on 6/21/2011. They were preserved being frozen. Analysis was done by National institute of radiological sciences. Data about Plutonium 238 and 241 are not published.

They fished the fish offshore Onahama port, where is about 54km from Fukushima plants. (120 ~ 300m deep under sea.)

Plutonium measured from fish offshore Fukushima



Plutonium measured from fish offshore Fukushima 2


Because none of the other nuclides exceed the safety limit of food, they were probably distributed to the markets.





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I am the writer of this website. About page remains in 2014. This is because my memory about 311 was clearer than now, 2023, and I think it can have a historical value. Now I'm living in Romania with 3 cats as an independent data scientist.
Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.