This is a general hint!
Scorpaenodes xyris 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 xyris in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Scorpaenodes xyris. 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
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Scorpaenodes xyris, (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
The Rainbow Scorpionfish (Scorpaendes xyris) is a small, rarely seen inhabitant of reefs in the Sea of Cortez, along the coast of California es well es der Galapagos Archipelargo. It has venomous spines along its dorsal ridge which can cause a painful but non-lethal reaction in humans.
Found in cracks, crevices, under ledge overhangs and other recesses on rocky reefs, steep slopes, and especially on walls. It feeds on mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs), octopus/squid/cuttlefish and bony fishes