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Sarpa salpa or Salema porgy

Sarpa salpa


seen - 20m, can cause hallucinations when eaten


Relatively common off the coasts of South Africa, Tenerife, Malta and Cyprus, but has been occasionally been found as far north as Great Britain


The fish became widely known for its psychoactivity.

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Calvi, Corse, Tromelin Island

Lat: 42.57, Long: 8.73

Spotted on Jan 4, 2012
Submitted on Jan 11, 2012

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