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Family Scorpaenidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Synanceia verrucosa

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 4 feet

STONEFISH

Found in caverns, rubble, or sand.  Eyes are not strongly elevated as in Synanceia horrida.  Color matches its surroundings.  Delivers a potentially fatal sting.  Attains 15 inches.  Red Sea & the Indo-Pacific excluding Hawaii.