The Hidden Danger in Our Water Bodies: Saxitoxin Poisoning

Between 2002 and 2004, 28 cases of Puffer fish poisoning (PFP) across Florida, New Jersey, Virginia, and New York were traced back to the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) in Florida. An investigation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed Saxitoxins (STXs) in three types of puffer fish species hailing from the IRL. Over the span […]

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