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Sarpa salpa or Salema porgy

Sarpa salpa

Description:

seen - 20m, can cause hallucinations when eaten

Habitat:

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

Notes:

The fish became widely known for its psychoactivity.

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Saarbrigger
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Saarbrigger

Calvi, Corse, Tromelin Island

Lat: 42.57, Long: 8.73

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

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