Toxic “hare fish”

Toxic “hare fish” - Researchers in Nice have warned that the invasive and above all toxic, “hare fish” is gaining ground in the Mediterranean. According to specialists the rise in temperature is seeing the species gradually head towards the French coasts of the Mediterranean although “they don’t exactly know when it will be on our shores, which will depend on the speed at which the Mediterranean continues to heat up”.

The hare fish also known as the, puffer fish or globe fish can be fatal for humans if consumed say researchers from the Ecoseas laboratory in Nice who have been observing its progression since it appeared in the eastern Mediterranean in 2003 adding that deaths have already been reported in “Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Greece. "


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