This is a general hint!
Lutjanus mahogoni 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 Lutjanus mahogoni in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Lutjanus mahogoni. 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
Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to northeastern Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico. Common around the Caribbean.
Inhabits clear shallow waters over rocky bottoms in the vicinity of coral reefs, less frequently in sandy or seagrass areas. Often forms large aggregations during the day. Feeds at night mainly on small fish, shrimps, crabs and cephalopods.