A Reef Stonefish at a depth of 9 m, reef in the middle of the beach, Shelly Beach, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, June 2009.
The Reef Stonefish is not normally found as far south into New South Wales. This video generated significant local media interest, with the public, understandably, concerned about the presence of this dangerous fish.
Last Updated: 23 January 2015
Reef Stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa View full size
Photographer: Ian Shaw © Ian Shaw
Reef Stonefish spines View full size
Photographer: Mark McGrouther © Australian Museum
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