Year 2018, Volume 33 , Issue 1, Pages 20 - 24 2018-01-06

Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey
Türkiye’nin Zehirli Balıklarından Trakonya Balığının Toksik Etkileri

Taner Yıldız [1] , F. Saadet Karakulak [2]


In this review, the mechanism of action of poisons and toxic effects of and treatment methods for the same among weever fishes, which are present along the coast of Turkey, were addressed. Weever fish poison is present in the spicule located on the operculum and in the 5th-8th dorsal spines located on the first dorsal fin. Weever fish poisoning is identified through symptoms of intense pain, burning, and stinging. The duration of these symptoms varies among patients and depends on the species and season. Contrary to common belief, instead of immersion in cold water, immersion in hot water at about ≥40°C is used during emergencies.

Bu derleme çalışmasında ülkemiz kıyılarında dağılım gösteren trakonya balıklarının zehir ve toksik etki mekanizmaları ile tedavi yolları irdelenmiştir. Trakonya zehri, solungaç kapağı üzerinde bulunan operküler dikende ve 1.dorsal yüzgeçte bulunan 5-8 dorsal dikende bulunur. Trakonya zehirlenmeleri ani bir ağrı, yanma ve iğneleme şeklinde ortaya çıkmaktadır. Bu bulguların süresi hastaya, balığın cinsine ve mevsimlere göre değişmektedir. Halk arasında bilinenin aksine acil servis müdahalesi olarak soğuk su yerine etkilenen bölgenin 60-90 dakika yaklaşık 40oC veya daha sıcak suya daldırılması gerekmektedir.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Science
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3140-5118
Author: Taner Yıldız (Primary Author)
Institution: İstanbul Üniversitesi, Su Bilimleri Fakültesi, Avlama ve İşleme Teknolojisi Bölümü, İstanbul
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6053-5256
Author: F. Saadet Karakulak
Institution: İstanbul Üniversitesi, Su Bilimleri Fakültesi, Avlama ve İşleme Teknolojisi Bölümü, İstanbul
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : July 13, 2017
Acceptance Date : November 30, 2017
Publication Date : January 6, 2018

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APA Yıldız, T , Karakulak, F . (2018). Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering , 33 (1) , 20-24 . DOI: 10.18864/ASE201804
MLA Yıldız, T , Karakulak, F . "Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey". Aquatic Sciences and Engineering 33 (2018 ): 20-24 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ase/issue/33958/375821>
Chicago Yıldız, T , Karakulak, F . "Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey". Aquatic Sciences and Engineering 33 (2018 ): 20-24
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ISNAD Yıldız, Taner , Karakulak, F. Saadet . "Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey". Aquatic Sciences and Engineering 33 / 1 (January 2018): 20-24 . https://doi.org/10.18864/ASE201804
AMA Yıldız T , Karakulak F . Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey. Aqua Sci Eng. 2018; 33(1): 20-24.
Vancouver Yıldız T , Karakulak F . Toxic Effects of Weever Fishes among Poisonous Fishes along the Coast of Turkey. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering. 2018; 33(1): 24-20.