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Sudden Death by Lepomis macrochirus (the Killer Fish)

Pritchard, James R. D.O.
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: September 1989
International Registry of Unusual cases: PDF Only

In this unusual case, death was not caused by either anaphylactoid reaction to fish or by fish poisoning. Death was due to asphyxia caused by a live, whole fish occluding the mouth and upper airway

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