Don’t underestimate this octopus with ring spots, a small one is enough to kill people. (Picture / flip from Weibo)
Recently, highly toxic marine organisms appeared in the ingredients of a hot pot restaurant in China. Fortunately, the netizens who ate were very alert. They immediately asked the official Weibo of the official science magazine. After the inquiry, it was determined that this special octopus was highly poisonous The “blue-ringed octopus”, which avoided an accident.
Recently, a netizen uploaded a photo on Weibo, and the official account of TAG China’s official natural history science magazine “Natural History” asked “Natural Science and Technology, I saw it in a hot pot restaurant. Is this a blue-ringed octopus? Can it be cooked?” “The netizen even said at the end of the article, “Wait online, I’m in a hurry”.
Because one of the octopuses in the photo is obviously different, there are ring-shaped spots on the brown body, and the spots are faintly emitting blue light. Not long after this article came out, other netizens left messages to stop netizens from posting “Don’t eat it”, and some netizens even explained “the blue-ringed octopus that ranks third among the world’s top ten poison kings”, ” The blue-ringed octopus is one of the most poisonous animals in the world, with deadly tetrodotoxin for which there is no antidote.”
And the marked “Natural History” official Weibo also responded within an hour after the netizen posted, “It is indeed a leopard octopus (blue-ringed octopus), and their toxin is tetrodotoxin, which is very toxic and does not decompose when heated. Do not eat souvenirs. There are records in the literature and on the Internet that blue-ringed octopus was mixed with commercially available octopus, but the probability is not high, and it can be regarded as a long time. “
After seeing the response from “Natural History”, many netizens were very worried that the netizen who posted the post would eat it, and left messages asking about the safety of the netizen who posted the post. The netizen also responded in the comment area that he did not eat it and asked the store to take it back . After seeing this short but thrilling process, many netizens left messages saying, “Knowledge really changes destiny”, “Fortunately you know each other, I didn’t know that Lan Huan looked like this when he died”, “It’s amazing , If I might have eaten it”, “My God, other stores ask for money, this store is terrible”, “The ancestors said it well, if you don’t eat well, don’t eat if you don’t eat, and if you look ugly and weird, don’t eat.”