Estuarine stonefish

The species is coastal areas of the Indo-West Pacific: India to China, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia, and is also recorded in Vanuatu.

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Estuarine Stonefish (Synanceia horrida)?, or is it just an "ordinary Spiny Devilfish" Options V Rusty Tank Rating: 0 View Member Profile post May 30 2009, 01:45 AM Post #1 Clownfish * More

Estuarine Stonefish is basically a big, ugly hypodermic needle filled with poison. It can hardly move. It doesn't need to. More

Extremely venomous Estuarine Stonefish Synanceia horrida in hunting mode Image: 24M1083-13 Buy Image License Add Photo to Lightbox View Larger Photo View your Lightbox Order Print of Photo Extremely More

The estuarine stonefish, Synanceia horrida is a benthic ambush predator with a distribution ranging from India to Australia and north to China (Randall, Allen & Steene, 1990). More

This Estuarine Stonefish was hiding about 2 meters from the beach, where tourists were bathing. - Dieser Warzen-Steinfisch lag auf Sand nur wenige Meter vom Strand entfernt, wo Turisten badeten. More

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Synanceiidae
Genus : Synanceia
Species : Synanceia horrida
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766