Skin disease: Fish safe to eat, people are looking for fillets

The fish can be eaten without any risk, Alioune Ndoye assured Saturday. The Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy informs that research on the so-called mysterious disease is directed towards the nets used by fishermen infected with dermatological disease.

First insurance on skin disease. The Senegalese can continue to eat fish without any risk. “For now, the first results have come back to us. For the moment, this is not about chemical pollution. Research is directed towards the nets used. All the samples taken do not reveal chemical and other pollution of the areas concerned. So this is not the first track that is proven“, Declared in particular on Rfm, the minister who spoke during the celebration of the world day of artisanal fishing in Diamniadio.


Alioune Ndoye took the opportunity to reassure the populations that “fishery resources are in no way affected and contaminated”By the skin disease which has been in the headlines for some time.

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