An anti-venom is available but needs to be applied very quickly.
The fish keeps it's tail-fin usually wrapped. It's color is variable. Lives in depth up to 30m and will reach a max. weight of up to 5.2 pounds.
Synanceia verrucosais commonly referred to as Stonefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. Toxicity: Highly toxic.
Synanceia verrucosa is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Synanceia verrucosa, 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!