Getting stoned: revealing the mysteries of stonefish venom

15 Jun 2021

University of Queensland scientists working to unlock the mysteriesAustralia’s deadly stonefish have made a discovery that could change how sting victims are treated in the future.

Stonefish are the most venomous fish in world and are found throughout shallow coastal waters of the northern half of Australia.

Study co-author Associate Professor Bryan Fry said previous studies have not been able to uncover all of the mechanisms at play in stonefish venom because of the way the venom was tested.

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