Pterois russelii is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pterois russelii, 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!
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Special thanks for the photo to Heinz Mahler, reefdreams.de.
He has taken the photo in Bali.
Found on muddy substrates, from well-protected shallow estuaries to quiet, deep offshore reefs.
This species is distinguished by having no spots on the median fins and generally, its shorter dorsal spines.
Threat to humans: Venomous, poisonous