fish-poison
1) usually any plant which is poisonous or intoxicating to fish, causing them to float to the surface for capture
2) Lepidium piscidium, a cress found on Pacific islands and formerly eaten as a relish and antiscorbutic by seamen

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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