*Red Sea species hazardous to humans

Ciguatera poisoning is a danger posed by fish at the top of the food chain, in particular the Twinspot snapper and Giant moray ... Ciguatera poisoning can be fatal. The Portuguese Man o' War is a floating hydrozoan with retractile tentacles which may be ...

*Lutjanus monostigma

Flesh may cause ciguatera poisoning. These snappers are nocturnal and usually solitary or occur in small groups. They feed ...

*Lutjanus bohar

Large adults may cause ciguatera poisoning. This species is a commercially important species and is also sought-after as a game ...

*Gambierol

These ciguatoxins cause ciguatera fish poisoning. Because of the resemblance, there is a possibility that gambierol is also ... "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP)". Institut Louis Malardé. 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2017. Rubiolo, J.A.; Vale, C.; Martín, V.; ... Symptoms resemble those of ciguatera poisoning. The symptoms concerning the gastrointestinal tract are: Abdominal pain Nausea ... responsible for ciguatera fish poisoning. Because the natural source of gambierol is limited, biological studies are hampered. ...

*Humpback red snapper

It has been reported to cause ciguatera poisoning. This species has been described under several names that are now agreed to ...

*Pigeye shark

Habermehl, G.G.; Krebs, H.C.; Rasoanaivo, P.; Ramialiharisoa, A. (1994). "Severe ciguatera poisoning in Madagascar - a case- ... This was the first recorded mass ciguatera outbreak caused by a shark, as well as the first with a significant death toll. The ... In November 1993, some 500 people in Manakara, Madagascar, were poisoned, 98 of them fatally, after eating meat from a pigeye ... As a predator, though, the shark can accumulate ciguatera toxins produced by dinoflagellates within its tissues. ...

*Comet grouper

It has also been associated with ciguatera poisoning. This fish reaches up to a meter long and 10 kilograms in weight. This ...

*Blacktip grouper

It has also been associated with ciguatera poisoning. Blacktip groupers are host of several parasites, including ...

*Acanthurus coeruleus

Ciguatera poisoning may occur if the flesh is consumed. The adult fish's caudal spine is sharp, and is only out when the fish ... Some species of the genus Acanthurus are even thought to possess poison glands on their caudal spines. Choat, J.H., Myers, R., ...

*Little tunny

ciguatera poisoning related to its consumption has even been reported. However, the little tunny is commercially important in ...

*Indo-Pacific sergeant

There have been reports of ciguatera poisoning from this fish. The larva hatch and drift out in to the pelagic zone. They drift ...

*Mahi-mahi

"Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP)". Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. Archived from the original on 2006-11-25. Retrieved 2010 ... The mahi-mahi is also a common vector for ciguatera poisoning. Bull (male) mahi-mahi Mahi-mahi are attracted to Sargassum, ...

*Blue striped grunt

There have been reports of ciguatera poisoning from consumption of this fish. Blue striped grunts are also valued as a specimen ...

*Southern sennet

Although they are generally harmless, Southern sennet have been linked to ciguatera poisoning. Southern sennet, like other ...

*Ciguatera

MMWR April 25, 1986;35(16):263-4 Ciguatera fish poisoning An Updated Review of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning: Clinical, ... Ciguatera fish poisoning, retrieved 6 April 2015 Geller R, Olson K, Senécal P (1991). "Ciguatera fish poisoning in San ... Ciguatera fish poisoning CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (1993). "Ciguatera fish poisoning--Florida, 1991 ... Bizarre fish poisoning sparks alarm "FDA Advises Seafood Processors About Ciguatera Fish Poisoning in the Northern Gulf of ...

*Pomacanthidae

... ciguatera poisoning has been reported as a result of eating marine angelfish. The queen angelfish grows to be 45 cm (18 in). ...

*Fauna of Australia

However, large reef fish should not be eaten for fear of ciguatera poisoning. Sharks inhabit all the coastal waters and ... Red foxes affect local endemic fauna by predation while the cane toad poisons the predators by being eaten. The invasive ...

*Hallucinogenic fish

Cooper MJ (1964) "Ciguatera and other marine poisoning in the Gilbert Islands", Pacific Science, 18 (4): 411-440. Abudefduf ... Randall JE (1958) "A review of ciguatera, tropical fish poisoning, with tentative explanation of its cause", Bulletin of Marine ... Raikhlin-Eisenkraft B, Finkelstein Y, Spanier E (1988) "Ciguatera-like poisoning in the Mediterranean" Vet Hum Toxicol, 30 (6 ... Raikhlin-Eisenkraft B and Bentur Y (2002) "Rabbitfish ("Aras"). An unusual source of ciguatera poisoning" Israeli Medical ...

*Honeycomb cowfish

There have been several reports of ciguatera poisoning from the consumption of this fish. It is also sold commercially as an ...

*Canthidermis maculata

There have been reports of ciguatera poisoning in some humans that consumed the fish. The fish starts out as eggs. Once they ...

*Red tide

The closely related ciguatera fatal poisoning is, however, found across large areas of the Western Pacific. While there is no ... Symptoms are very similar to the those found in the closely related ciguatera poisoning." Shellfish consume the organisms ... Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP) is caused by the consumption of shellfish contaminated by brevetoxins which are produced ... "PARALYTIC SHELLFISH POISONING (PSP)". Sabah Fish Department.com. Retrieved 2013-01-11. "Marine & Natural Resources - Red Tide ...

*Ballyhoo

The fish is known to have reports of ciguatera poisoning to humans[citation needed]. The fish also known as Balahu, Redtailed ...

*Coral reef fish

Like many other apex reef fish, it is likely to cause ciguatera poisoning if eaten. Outbreaks of ciguatera poisoning in the ... Like many other apex reef fish, the giant moray can cause ciguatera poisoning if eaten. The stargazer buries itself in sand and ... In some locations this leads to many cases of ciguatera poisoning among tropical islanders. The stargazer buries itself in sand ... Ciguatera toxins appear to accumulate in top predators of coral reefs. Many of the Caribbean groupers and the barracuda for ...

*Poisonous fish

Like many other apex reef fish, it is likely to cause ciguatera poisoning if eaten. Outbreaks of ciguatera poisoning in the ... The giant moray, a coral reef fish at the top of the food chain is also likely to cause ciguatera poisoning if eaten. Aquatic ... toxicology Ciguatera Haff disease Hallucinogenic fish Ichthyoallyeinotoxism Salmon poisoning disease Scombroid food poisoning ... Rongo T, Bush M and van Woesik R (2009) "Did ciguatera prompt the late Holocene Polynesian voyages of discovery?" Journal of ...

*Whitetip reef shark

This species is caught for food, though ciguatera poisoning resulting from its consumption has been reported. The IUCN has ... The meat and liver are eaten, though sharks from certain areas present a substantial risk of ciguatera poisoning (especially ...

*List of diseases (C)

... syndrome Chudley-Mccullough syndrome Churg-Strauss syndrome Chylous ascites Cicatricial pemphigoid Ciguatera fish poisoning ... Cutis verticis gyrata thyroid aplasia mental retardation Cutis verticis gyrata Cutler Bass Romshe syndrome Cyanide poisoning ...