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Do Fishes Hallucinate Human Folks?

Dinesh R*, Sherry Abraham, Kathiresan K, Susitharan V, Jeyapavithran C, Paul Nathaniel T and Siva Ganesh P

Published: 11 August, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 020-023

Hallucinogenic fishes are fishes that can create hallucinations if their tissue is ingested. These incorporate certain types of fish found in a several parts of the tropics. The impacts of eating hallucinogenic fishes are rumored to be comparative in a few viewpoints to lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) or dimethyltryptamine (DMT). The encounters may incorporate distinctive sound-related and visual hallucinations. This has offered ascend to the collective common name “dream fish” for hallucinogenic fish. Sarpa salpa, a species of sea bream, is commonly claimed to be hallucinogenic. In 2006, two men who apparently ate the fish experienced mind flights going on for a few days. It is misty whether the poisons are delivered by the fish themselves or by marine algae in their diet.

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Fish; Hallucination; Salema porgy; Lysergic acid diethylamide; Dimethyltryptamine


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