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. "

 

Last local news

Evening Update Thursday 29 July 2021

Clement Beaune, the French Secretary of State for European Affairs, has said that changes to England's quarantine requirements are "discriminatory". ... Evening Update Thursday 29 July 2021 Read More

29/07/2021

Monaco Updates - 22nd July

Find out more about the celebration of the European championship basketball title. Monaco Updates - 22nd July Read More

22/07/2021

Monaco Updates - 29th July

Find out more about the theatre performances under the stars at Fort Antoine.  Monaco Updates - 29th July Read More

29/07/2021

Lunchtime News Thursday July 29th 2021

Black Saturday-The French road monitor Bison Fute has advised motorists to avoid the roads this Saturday as the crossover period between July and Augu... Lunchtime News Thursday July 29th 2021 Read More

29/07/2021