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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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(32) Keri Hulme, Stonefish (Wellington: Huia, 2004); Te Kaihau the Wind-eater (Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1986).
Stonefish pays a surprise visit Sonya is immediately suspicious of his reasons for turning up, and the fact that Steph tries to distract her from questioning him only makes matters worse.
"I can't believe the number of different ethnic groups that were represented here today," said Stonefish, "plus the OPP, the men and the boys, and the young women singers--I'm inspired."
(4-6) Stonefish (Synanceja spp.) have short, thick spines covered by a thick integument with large, paired venom glands at the spine base that empty quickly when compressed by torn integumentary sheaths.
STONEFISH IN ISTANBUL: World's fifth most poisonous habitat of Stonefish became the inhabiter of Istanbul Aquarium.
Beaked parrot fish, pretty butterfly fish, torpedo-shaped cornetfish, grumpy stonefish, striped bannerfish, little coralfish, spiny lionfish...
Nature: Visit the botanical gardens of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and Pamplemousses to see giant Victoria amazonica water lilies and tortoises; dive at Rempart Serpent to marvel at stonefish, scorpion fish and moray eels or follow swirling shoals of big-eye kingfish at La Passe St Francois; visit Trou aux Cerfs at Curepipe to see an extinct volcano or marvel at the coloured earths of Chamarel.
Envenomation with marine species, such as stonefish, jellyfish, stingrays and Trachinus draco that results in severe pain, edema, erythema, local inflammation and cardiac symptoms have been described in the literature, but no case of CRPS exists (15-18).
Animal Where It lives Toxicity Fun Fact (LD.sub.50] Stonefish Indian Ocean 0.8 The stonefish and Pacific is named for Ocean near the its rough, coasts of rocklike Africa, appearance.
With: Kathay Feng, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Issaccharoff, Bill Cavala, Dave Aronberg, Linda Curtis, Hakeem Jeffries, George Stonefish, Chris Swain.
Three out of five of the symptoms of being bitten by a stonefish are confirmed even though I have not swum in the sea since 2008.
Even for current students, such as 28-year-old Audra Stonefish, who is currently halfway through a bachelor's degree in environmental science, it's all about setting an example for future learners.