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Parascorpaena picta Northern scorpion fish


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lexID:
2845 
AphiaID:
218062 
Scientific:
Parascorpaena picta 
German:
Nördlicher Skorpionsfisch 
English:
Northern Scorpion Fish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Parascorpaena (Genus) > picta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Sulawesi, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 6.3" (16 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Food specialist 
Tank:
131.99 gal (~ 600L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-07-11 15:32:03 

Toxicity


Parascorpaena picta is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Parascorpaena picta, 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:
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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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Husbandry

Inhabits reef-associated marine environment; littoral rocky bottom, and in protected bays on silty substrates among debris.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Parascorpaena
Species: P. picta

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