This is a general hint!
Sargocentron xantherythrum has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Sargocentron xantherythrum in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Sargocentron xantherythrum. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator
(Jordan & Evermann, 1903)
Very special thanks for the pictures to J.E. Randall from Hawaii and to Johnny Jensen from Danmark.
Caution: The fish has a spine that is venomous!
Diet: Sargocentron xantherythrum feeds mainly on benthic crustaceans.