Paracentropogon longispinis Long Spine Wasp Fish, Wispy Waspfish, Whiteface Roguefish, Whiteface Waspfish
Paracentropogon longispinisis commonly referred to as Long Spine Wasp Fish, Wispy Waspfish, Whiteface Roguefish, Whiteface Waspfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 350 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic.
Paracentropogon longispinis is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Paracentropogon longispinis, 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.
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Paracentropogon longispinis (Cuvier, 1829)
A white spot on the side and a white stripe on nape can be present. 10 cm.
Distinguished from Ablabys taenianotus and Ablabys macracanthus by the deeply incised dorsal fin.
Possible confusion also with the leaf scorpion fish Taenianotus triacanthus, at least in its brown colour form, but the latter has larger head and mouth.