Stingrays, Catfish, Urchins, Stonefish, Scorpionfish and Lionfish
These creatures have venom-coated spines, portions of which may be left embedded in the wound.
Painful puncture wound, often deep. Shooting pain, swelling, bruising.
Vomiting, diarrhea, fever, muscle cramps, weakness, infection, allergic reaction.
Soak in HOT soapy WATER (110 degrees) for 30-90 minutes, to inactivate the venom. NO Ice or cold water. To hospital for Tetanus shot to remove foreign matter or for severe symptoms.