Lactophrys bicaudalis is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Lactophrys bicaudalis, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!
Western Atlantic: Florida (USA), Bahamas, and southern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: Ascension Island
Found in clear water around coral reefs. Sometimes under ledges and near small holes. Feeds on a variety of small bottom invertebrates such as mollusks, crustaceans, starfishes, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sessile tunicates, sea grasses, algae, crabs and brittle stars.
Toxins released when excited kills other fishes. Probably marketed fresh locally.