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Sandy Flesh

Sandy Flesh
Question Answer

Diseased animal

Can I still use the animal Not recommended
Commonly infected wildlife Fish
Is this animal infected
  • Fish flesh affected by this disease appear coarse and brown, similar to fish fillets that have been freezer burned
Can I get it No
  • There is no known transfer to humans
How bad can it get

No risk

No known transfer to humans
How can I protect myself and others
  • Although there is no known link between myofibrogranuloma in fish and muscular dystrophy in humans, the cause of sandy flesh is not known, and it is recommended that you do not eat infected fish
Symptoms in humans None known
Is it safe for pets No - Since the link between this disease and other animals is not understood, consumption by pets is not recommended
What causes it
  • Similar to muscular dystrophy in humans, the cause of this disease affecting muscle tissue is not known