Synanceja


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Related to Synanceja: Stone fish
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Noun1.Synanceja - stonefishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Scorpaenidae, Scorpaenidae - scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes
stonefish, Synanceja verrucosa - venomous tropical marine fish resembling a piece of rock
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(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.
Dentro de las 1.500-2.000 especies de peces marinos acantotoxicos que tienen aletas con varias espinas radiales oseas (ray-finned fish) (subclase Actinopterygii), destacan tanto por el mayor numero de especies peligrosas, su elevada capacidad toxicologica y frecuencia de casos de ictioacantotoxicosis al hombre, los de la familia Scorpaenidae (orden Scorpaeniforme) (e.g., generos Scorpaena, Pterois, Synanceja) (1, 3, 4-6), la cual ha sido reportada en los mares de Venezuela (7, 8).