Ministry of Health: Three Kinds of Tetraodontidae Are Very Poisonous

Ministry of Health of Cambodia released here yesterday three species of Tetraodontidae (pufferfish) that are found to be poisonous.

Among the ten species of Tetraodontidae recorded in Cambodia, three - Tetraodon cochinchinensis, Monotrete leiurus, and Tetraodon fluviatilis - are very poisonous, it underlined.

Since 2017, five people were killed among 40 who fell ill after eating these above-said species of Tetraodontidae in different locations in the country.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press