Rhinopias eschmeyeriis commonly referred to as Paddleflap Rhinopias, Eschmeyer's Scorpionfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic.
Rhinopias eschmeyeri is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Rhinopias eschmeyeri, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!
Rhinopias eschmeyeri Condé, 1977
Popular aquarium fish, together with Rhinopias frondosa, are collected from Southeast Asian waters, imported to Japan where these are traded separately as different morphotypes.