Beware of fish poisoning, ministry warns

Members of a youth club from Macuata sell fish at the Labasa Market. While working with martime communities, an academic has found women to be the backbone of the success of the projects. Picture SUPPLIED

Members of a youth club from Macuata sell fish at the Labasa Market. Picture SUPPLIED

THE Ministry of Fisheries has advised members of the public to be wary of Ciguatera fish poisoning during this festive season. According to a statement from Government, Ciguatera is a toxin produced by marine micro-algae specifically a dinoflagellate, called Gambierdiscus toxicus. Tropical marine fish accumulate this toxin through their diet by eating algae or smaller […]

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