Vets remove tumour from tiny fish in ‘first ever UK surgery’

A vet has reportedly carried out a UK first by removing a tumour from a tiny Molly fish which weighs less than a gram.

The little creature, which looks exactly like a Goldfish, was rushed into the surgery after its owners noticed a lump on its belly.

Staff at Highscoft Rabbit, Small Mammal & Exotic Vets, Bristol, which normally operate on iguanas and snakes, immediately diagnosed a tumour and prepared the fish for surgery.

The emergency procedure saw vets put a catheter...
source: Metro

2019-09-18 00:35
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