Question- Ciguatera fish poisoning may result from the ingestion of reef fish contaminated with ciguatoxins. The ingestion of which specific fish parts represents the highest risk for the development of ciguatera?
Answer- Ingestion of the viscera and/or head of reef fish involves elevated risk for both the development of ciguatera and the development of fatal ciguatera. (Chan TYK. Characteristic features and contributory factors in fatal ciguatera fish poisoning- Implications for prevention and public education. 2016 Am J Trop Med Hyg. 94(4): 704-709).