BIO 203

Fun Facts!

Urine does not help, urine helping stings or burns is a myth.

Stonefish can spit water out of their mouths.

The subphylum of this species used to be called the Vertebrata until scientists realized that not all animals known as vertebrates actually possessed vertebra in their bodies. 

A stonefish can bury itself in less than eight seconds.

An anti-venom was also created to treat Synanceia verrucosa poisoning.

At least sixty cases of death caused by poisoning from stonefish in Australia alone.

The venom kills its victims through creating high blood pressures until the point when cardiac arrest occurs.

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