Tag Gambierdiscus toxicus
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Ciguatera Poisoning

Ciguatera Poisoning: A bizarre poisoning syndrome with acute and sometimes severe neurological and gastrointestinal symptoms caused by eating tropical reef fish that have accumulated ciguatoxin from the dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus toxicus; most common cause of fish poisoning worldwide.
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Why do my hands feel so cold?

Ciguatera, the illness caused by eating foods contaminated by ciguatoxin, can ruin your day, week, or month. The problem starts with Gambierdiscus toxicus, a dinoflagellate that is eaten by small fish.