Fish food poisoning at Bally, Howrah

Dan, S S (1985) Fish food poisoning at Bally, Howrah. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 63. pp. 12-15.


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The cheap puffer fish consumed in the village got massive food poisoning. The general symptoms were uneasiness, giddiness and loss of general senses. According to the symptoms, effect of the poison was neurotoxic acting on central nervous system. According to the information collected from the victims, some of the fish contained matured eggs. This showed that not only the flesh but eggs and oil of puffer fish were equally poisonous.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: puffer fish; Tetradon
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Community
Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 11:35
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27

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