This is a general hint!
Plectropomus maculatus 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 Plectropomus maculatus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Plectropomus maculatus. 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
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Special thanks for the fotos to Johnny Jensen from Danmark.
The spotted coralgrouper lives in rich coral reefs with different algaes and feeds on small fish and crustaceans and squids.
Better left in the wildness.
Reports of ciguatera poisoning, Status of IUCN Red List: Near Threatened!