This is a general hint!
Selene vomer 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 Selene vomer in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Selene vomer. 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
Special thanks for the foto to Todd Gardner, USA.
Selene vomer is found in shallow coastal waters, usually over hard or sandy bottoms.
Juveniles may be encountered in estuarine areas and off sandy beaches.
Found in schools, in small groups or in pairs.
Selene vomer feeds on small crabs, shrimps, fishes, and worms.
Reports of ciguatera poisoning.
Zeus gallus Linnaeus, 1758
Zeus vomer Linnaeus, 1758