Synanceia nana

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Red Sea stonefish
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Synanceiidae
Genus: Synanceia
Species: S. nana
Binomial name
Synanceia nana
Eschmeyer & Rama Rao, 1973

Synanceia nana is a species of venomous fish, regionally referred to as the Red Sea stonefish or Dwarf scorpionfish.

Description[edit]

Length up to 13.5cm, described as "hazardous" due to the venom contained in its dorsal spines

Distribution[edit]

Western Indian Ocean: the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.

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