ichthyosarcotoxism

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ichthyosarcotoxism

[‚ik·thē·ō‚sär·kə′täk‚siz·əm]
(medicine)
Poisoning caused by eating the flesh of fish containing toxic substances.
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The first harmful algal species were recorded on Madeira in 2002, and in 2007 the first case of ciguatera fish poisoning was reported for the Selvagens islands (Otero et al., 2010, and references therein).
Ciguatera Fish Poisoning causes severe gastrointestinal and neurological symptoms in people.
"Illegal nets and fish poisoning are the biggest threats to Indus river dolphin today," said Chief Conservator of the Sindh Wildlife Department, Javed Ahmed Mehar.
Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), caused by the ingestion of predatory reef-dwelling fish harboring ciguatoxins is one of the most commonly reported fish-associated marine intoxications.
CFP is a common cause of fish poisoning clusters in the US with 509 outbreaks affecting 508 persons reported to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 1988 and 1992.
Ciguatera fish poisoning and climate change: analysis of National Poison Center data in the United States, 2001-2011.
Clinical features of ciguatera fish poisoning, a study of the disease in the US Virgin Islands.
While there is not much evidence of cyanide-caught fish poisoning the people who eat it--the dose retained by a fish after being puffed is relatively small--the risk nevertheless remains, especially for those who ingest a lot of it.
The symptoms of these illnesses are gastrointestinal in nature, including vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps, symptoms that are similar to those seen in scombroid fish poisoning (Table 1).
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a theory that attributes the historic migrations of the Polynesians from the Cook islands to New Zealand, Easter Island and Hawaii in the 11th to 15th centuries, to fish poisoning.