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.


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


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