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Can the strange "isopod" in the fish head be eaten?
« on: October 31, 2020, 03:18:15 PM »

Facebook page Doctor Panda Lab Solve the grievances of the members on the page who asked him if What is the strange creature found in the head of fried mackerel?
Pol. Pakphum Dejhatsadin, Medical Technologist Head of Blood Infectious Disease Examination, Molecular Biology Method National Blood Center, Thai Red Cross Society, owner of Facebook page Dr. Panda Lab reports that this strange creature found in fish we eat, such as mackerel, called "isopod", is an oral parasite of marine fish. Some people call themselves to bite their tongue. They are crustaceans, crabs, crayfish.

What is an isopod?
Isopods are one of the most diverse group of crustaceans. Found living in all forms of environment But will be found in most shallow waters. Can adapt to the environment on land well. Although it is found in the most diverse range in the deep sea There are many species Living as a parasite in the oral cavity of fish. Known as "Tongue biter"

Is the isopod dangerous to the body?
Dr. Panda Lab states that although the isopods found in fish are unappetizing, they are likely to be found in fish. But in fact, if you accidentally eat it Did not have a dangerous effect Or is there any harm to our body Or if anyone sees an isopod in a fish Can be knocked out and continue to eat without worry  slotxo

However, Sanook Health recommends that you eat fish that has been cooked through heat. If you are eating raw fish It should be raw fish that has been eliminated from parasites and microorganisms. By freezing below -35 ° C for at least 15 hours or below -20 ° C for at least 7 days and only from trusted manufacturers. To prevent diarrhea, diarrhea Or various dangers Parasitic And other pathogens