Ciguatoxin-like substances in edible fish on the eastern Mediterranean.

@article{Bentur2007CiguatoxinlikeSI,
  title={Ciguatoxin-like substances in edible fish on the eastern Mediterranean.},
  author={Yedidia Bentur and Ehud Spanier},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          695-700
        }
}
BACKGROUND The consumption of edible fish (e.g., Siganus spp) was assumed to have caused ciguatera poisoning at an atypical site, the eastern Mediterranean. This pilot study assesses the presence of ciguatoxin-like substances in edible fish on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Israel. METHODS Samples of Siganus rivulatus from polluted seawater (Haifa Bay), Siganus rivulatus from relatively clean seawater (Dor), and fish from the freshwater Sea of Galilee not inhabited by toxic algae were… CONTINUE READING
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