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Joint Press Release about the Toxic and Poisonous Alien…

About 1000 alien species have been reported in the Mediterranean Sea, more by far than in other European seas. A small number of the marine invasive alien species induce human health impacts, being venomous and poisonous. Recently, the news of the death of three Libyan fishers who consumed the poisonous silver-cheeked toadfish, have drawn the attention of the media and the public. As marine scientists, engaged in the study of alien species, we wish to provide accurate information concerning these new health hazards. Read more “Joint Press Release about the Toxic and Poisonous Alien Species occurring in the Mediterranean Sea”