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There are many fishes in ocean which are harmful to humans and lionfish is one of the dangerous fish among them. Though they’re harmful but have stunning look and many people feel like touching them but beware they’ve spine which are poisonous. There are many cases where people report getting harmed by lionfish spines.
If you’re planning to keep them in your home aquarium then be careful while adding food in the tank or even while isolating fishes in the same tank. But no matter how you take precautions there are chances that there will be issue with them if you keep them in home aquarium. But what can you do if they sting you ?
- Consult a doctor immediately.
- For next 20 minutes you’ll feel pain which are so intense that you feel like cutting area where lionfish is stung.
- Pain will reach it’s peak after hour or so and after 8-10 hours it’ll subside.
- To reduce the action of venom put the stung area under hot water which you can bare.
- Next time don’t forget to wear protective gloves.
Though there is no such medication possible to relieve you from pain of lionfish spines so make sure you don’t get stung at first place.
In may 2010 there was one more species discovered in western ghats and is known to be one of tree frog species. There are more than 25 known new species of frog in western ghats. So far there are only 29 known families of frogs which comprises of 4800 species. There are chances that more and more new species and genera will be discovered in future as more studies are conducted in western ghats.
Western Ghats and Amphibians
The Western ghats in india is rich with bio-diversity and many animal species are discovered in this region. Because of this western ghats needs to be preserved for conservation of new found species.
Resplendent Shrubfrog is the second genera of tree frog which was first found in india by SD Biju of delhi university. It is named as resplendent shrub frog where resplendent means “bright colored,glittering” referring to the bright orange and reddish color of this frog. New species is yet to be confirmed whether it’s poisonous frog or not but it’s confirmed that it is different from the other known tree frog species. It has dark reddish and orange color on it’s body with black spots.