The Life of Animals | Stonefish | The vernacular name of the species, the stone fish, comes from the stonefish ability to camouflage with a mottled gray and color to the color of a similar stone. If the stone fish is disturbed, it can inject a toxic amount proportional to the amount of pressure applied to it. Is the type species of the genus Synanceia verrucosa, and it contains the species described as Synanceia horrida Scorpaena Linnaeus. The authors Synanceia Marcus Eliezer Bloch and Johann Gottlob Schneider in his edition of Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus CX illustratum (illustrated catalog of the fish) are, in 1801. There were reports of unproven arthritis affected by an improved mobility and reduction of joint pain experience after envenomation episode. Recommended treatments include the application of heat to the affected area and antidote.