This is a general hint!
Priacanthus arenatus 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 Priacanthus arenatus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Priacanthus arenatus. 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
Tropical and tropically influenced areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Western Atlantic: Canada to Bermuda and at least North Carolina, USA southward to northern Argentina.
Eastern Atlantic: Madeira to northern Angola. Mediterranean:
Found on coral reefs and rocky bottoms.
Forms small aggregations near the bottom.
A nocturnal feeder, feeds mainly on small fishes, crustaceans and polychaetes.
Most of its prey are larvae.
Flesh considered excellent quality; marketed fresh.