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stonefish

(ston'fish?) [From its camouflage coloring]
The type species (Synanceia verrucosa) of the marine fish family Synanciidae. See: Synanciidae
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[6] and Lakshmi and Ghosal [7] have recently reported the presence of antioxidants and antiamoebic compounds in stone fish extracts.
Three divers braved a night dive where they saw squid, lobsters and stone fish. The divers were also treated to great views of minke whales, basking sharks and seals.
Hawaiians originally settled here because there was plenty of fresh water, crops could be grown in holes in the lava, and the area was perfect for constructing stone fish ponds.
Isaac Stone Fish is a journalist, and a senior fellow at the Asia Society's Centre on US-China Relations.
Hosted by our local friends, we stayed overnight at Sablayan town proper and, over some-no, many-ice-cold bottles of beer, feasted on grilled or fried talakitok (trevally), a large stone fish (which our friends claimed as a potent aphrodisiac), and of course, large chunks of yellow fin tuna which Sablayan is famous for.
Isaac Stone Fish is a Beijing-based reporter for Newsweek and the Daily Beast.
"Am now scared of funnel-web spiders, box jellyfish, blue ringed octopus, paralysis ticks and stone fish. All lethal.
"The west coast of Qatar is rocky and one should always wear shoes in the sea because of the stone fish present there which have poisonous spines," she said.
I well recall the many times I wandered around there, all-encompassed by high humidity and bird song, with the stone fish pond idling away along the central corridor.
Dressed in a mini kilt, she wowed producers with her charisma - and didn't even flinch after choosing a date with a 20- stone fish and chip fryer.
The unfortunate traveller had gone scuba diving off the coast of Egypt in the Red Sea, and trod on a deadly stone fish, which lived up to its reputation and promptly finished the poor tourist off, injecting its lethal load of venom into his offending foot.
After a thorough search and discussion with several marine and medical professionals, it is our best conclusion that he stepped on a sea urchin, not a stone fish, Millard said.