Scorpaenodes scabra (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)
Sebastes scaber Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886
Scorpaenodes scaberis commonly referred to as Pygmy Rockcod, Pygmy Scorpionfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Scorpaenodes scaber has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Scorpaenodes scaber in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Scorpaenodes scaber. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org