Apistes leucogaster Richardson, 1848
Tetraroge darnleyensis Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
Tetraroge leucogaster (Richardson, 1848)
Richardsonichthys leucogasteris commonly referred to as Whiteface waspfish, Rouge Fish, Torres Strait Soldier Fish, White-bellied Roguefish, Whitebellied Rougefish, Whitebelly Roguefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic.
Richardsonichthys leucogaster is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Richardsonichthys leucogaster, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
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