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Wilderness: Scorpionfish, Lionfish, and Stonefish (cont.)

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Wilderness: Scorpionfish, Lionfish, and Stonefish Poisoning, poisonous fish, scorpion fish, sea scorpion, stone fish, lion fish, lion-fish, turkey fish, fire-fish, marine bite, fish poisoning, fish venom, venomous fish

Author and Editor

Author: Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE: Lionfish and Stonefish Envenomation.

Last Editorial Review: 10/24/2012

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The family Scorpaenidae represents a large array of fish characterized by the ability to envenomate with various types of specialized spines.

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