A cargo of fish captured on a Thai boat caught in the act of illegal fishing in the territorial waters of Mauritius, was sent to the laboratory for testing. If it poses no danger to the public, it will be auctioned. This was decided by the Ministry of Fisheries, which makes for the first time this year as far in such circumstances, we would donate to charity.
Fish seized - sacréchiens, vacoas, captains, bonito, old, ladies Beris, unicorns and even sharks - were taken illegally by fishermen Ruanglap Charoench 1 Thai flag. The boat was caught in flagrante delicto on the bench of Nazareth, 800 km north of Mauritius, during the first week of last month. It was boarded by a French patrol with the help of the National Coast Guard.
In view of so many fish - eight tons in total - at first sight consumables, Ministry of Fisheries has decided to auction. But before, it was imperative to ensure that they were fit for human consumption.
The fish were seized by the Ministry of Fisheries, which has no right to destroy or put them under seal. This prerogative rests solely with the Ministry of Health. If the fish are unfit for human consumption, officials of the Ministry of Health may require immediate destruction.
Pending test results, the Ministry of Fisheries does not have the necessary facilities to store fish was captured in the cold made available by Hassen Taher Seafoods at Camp Levieux, Rose-Hill. Once the green light from the Ministry of Health obtained, the fish will go to the highest bidder at auction, through a tender exercise for fishmongers, businesses and the public.
All fish are not fit for human consumption. Because there may be one, toxic fish. Take the case of Yellow Tailed Ascending (Variola louti), also called the sinsillac old babonne (Plectropomus maculatus) and trevally. The growing yellow tail is toxic unless (i) weigh less than 2.6 kg after being emptied and it was caught on the banks of the Maha Saya, Nazareth Sudan or (ii) weigh less than 1.5 kg or less non-empty 1.3 kg when empty and it was caught in our waters.
As for the old or sinsillac babonne, it is less toxic to weigh less than 2.6 kg after being emptied and it was caught on the banks of the Maha Saya, Nazareth or Sudan.
Finally, the carapace is less toxic to not have been caught on a bench ocean.
List of poisonous fish
- Croissant à la queue jaune (Variola louti)
- Sinsillac ou vieille babonne (Plectropomus maculatus)
- Vieille loutre ou Otter Wrasse (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)
- Vara-vara (Lutjanus bohar)
- Giblot (Lutjajus monostigmus)
- Wrasse ou vieille cuisinier aussi appelé crute noir (Cephalopholis argus)
- Cheval de bois (Anypcrodon leucogrammicus)
- Tartare large ou grosse sardine (Harengula ovalis)
- Wrasse plat aussi connu comme bambara ou vieille plate (Epinephelus aerolatus)
- Crabe à tâches rouges ou crabe onze tâches (Carpilius maculatus)
- Chemise (Lutjanus gibbus)
- Bénitier (de l’espèce de Tridacna)
- Oursin de mer (de l’espèce Echinothrix)
- Caret ou Hawk’s Bill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
- Laffe, si vivant (Synanceja verrucosa)
- Boule tangue (Diodon hystrix)
- Remora ou Pilot of the Shark (Remora remota)
- Coffre (Lactoria cornuta)
- Barracuda aussi appelé Tazar Lichien (Sphyraena barracuda)
- Bourgeois (Lutjanus sebae)
- Carangue des bancs (de l’espèce de Caranx)
It seems that often, banyans are malicious spend growing yellow tail to the old red. They carefully remove the fins and voila! The public is invited to be more vigilant and it is advisable not to buy the old red if the fins have been removed.