Movie: Reef Stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa

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.

© Rick Anderson
Rick Anderson


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.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Reef Stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa, southern record,