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Alarm as toxic fish kill at least 8 in Madagascar

At least eight people have died after consuming toxic sardines in northern Madagascar, reports said. A journalist at Radio Faniry Antsiranana, Ms Arinà Ramanantsoa, said at least, eight people had died while over 20 others were in a critical condition after eating toxic sardines. “The first victims were taken to …

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Egypt suspends fish exports to lower local price

 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said, Egypt has halted fish exports after a surge in sales to foreign markets following last November’s currency devaluation led to supply shortages locally and a spike in domestic prices. Sisi did not say how long the suspension will last but promised Egyptians, who have seen …

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World’s Oldest Fish , ‘Granddad’ Dies at Over 90 Years

The longest-living fish in a zoological setting, a lungfish known as Granddad acquired by the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago in 1933, has been euthanized after suffering failing health well in his mid-90s. Granddad, who came to Shedd from Australia in anticipation of the 1933-34 Chicago World’s Fair, was seen by …

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