a plant in Himachal Pradesh, India whose leaves are used as a fish poison

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish poisoning — 1) use of a chemical spread on water or added to a bait to poison fish and facilitate capture. Natural (plant based) fish poisons include crow s eyes (seeds of Nux vomica containing strychnine), common yew (leaves of Taxus hoccata, effectiveness… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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