Milking the WORLD'S MOST VENOMOUS FISH! - Smarter Every Day 117

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  • Published: 26 June 2014
  • The Stonefish is the World's most venomous fish. We milked it.
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    Read more on the stonefish here:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synanceia

    A case report of using hot water to treat a Stonefish Sting:
    http://www.e-mfp.org/ojs/index.php/MFP/article/view/111/107


    A huge thanks to Dr. Jamie Seymour, a world renouned venom biologist at James Cook University. He's a top notch guy who helped me open my eyes to the wonders of the ocean.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Seymour
    https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/jamie.seymour/
    Dr. Seymour teaches at James Cook University

    Also, the beautiful Venom clip of was taken by "Shark Dude" Richard Fitzpatrick. Richard is the man. more on him later. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dar1x4fiG2I

    Outro Music "Manta" by A Shell In The Pit.
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    http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com/

    Rough Draft editing of RAW footage by Ben Linderman.
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  • Grouse
    Grouse  23 hours back

    "Were gonna milk it"

    • liam agard
      liam agard  2 days back

      theres a a spine there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there there 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      • jimi korpela
        jimi korpela  3 days back

        this guy looks like j-roc from trailerparkboys

        • kosmaslemo
          kosmaslemo  5 days back

          these hentais get weirder

          • Hokaro Orvana
            Hokaro Orvana  6 days back

            Seems like a really mellow living ball of poison filled needles. They look like they would actually make decent aquarium fish.

            • SeveralEnd 8023
              SeveralEnd 8023  2 weeks back

              Thanks for flipping the video for us not in Australia.


              Sorry,bad joke

              • David Atanaskivski
                David Atanaskivski  2 weeks back

                1 year ago i got stung by one and i almost lost my leg

                • Andrew Comments
                  Andrew Comments  3 weeks back

                  Yeah, I cannot begin to imagine the pain of stepping on that, and the pain afterwards. No thanks.

                  • Brock Abellanida
                    Brock Abellanida  3 weeks back

                    It’s kinda scary how that much venom comes out of only one and there’s thirteen of them 😐😬

                    • Human Bean
                      Human Bean  3 weeks back

                      Aussie Gang




                      AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE

                      • Dawson O'Keefe
                        Dawson O'Keefe  4 weeks back

                        Destin, man, you look amazing in that helmet at the end

                        • DuBz Bubby
                          DuBz Bubby  4 weeks back

                          0:00 Scared My Ash!😱

                          • yourbabyboyfriend onlyme

                            SmarterEveryDay

                            "MOST VENOMOUS" < --
                            Define this! Is it because it causes the most injuries?
                            This looks like Synanceia horrida - > so does it's venom, (which doesn't a a particular name : just like any other venom from for example: (insert venomous animal here _______). have an LD50 less than all other fish?


                            There are 4 major classes : necrotoxins ,cytotoxins , neurotoxins, and myotoxins.
                            You don't even tell us about that.

                            • yourbabyboyfriend onlyme

                              SmarterEveryDay

                              "MOST VENOMOUS" < --
                              Define this! Is it because it causes the most injuries?
                              This looks like Synanceia horrida - > so does it's venom, (which doesn't a a particular name : just like any other venom from for example: (insert venomous animal here _______). have an LD50 less than all other fish?


                              There are 4 major classes : necrotoxins ,cytotoxins , neurotoxins, and myotoxins.
                              You don't even tell us about that.

                              • StarCap
                                StarCap  4 weeks back

                                Yeah, MILKING CONTENT BOIS

                                • Sub2 P3wdi3p13
                                  Sub2 P3wdi3p13  1 months back

                                  It’s basically a living gu mine

                                  • Red Vanderbilt
                                    Red Vanderbilt  1 months back

                                    Lmao that comedic last part though

                                    • Civil Engineering Philosophy

                                      I saw this doctor on Netflix on “72 Deadly Animals in Asia” Show!

                                      • javier l
                                        javier l  1 months back

                                        So the stonfish is basically a underwater venom mine

                                        • Abdou Tech
                                          Abdou Tech  1 months back

                                          whats wrong with your face . is it a smile or its like that . i want to see your sad face or angry face hhhh

                                          • Evan Murphy
                                            Evan Murphy  1 months back

                                            Anyone else think it was a rotting angler fish in the thumbnail?

                                            • Meme_girl*fann;3 Uinacorn.cupcake

                                              Ive been to a beach with jelly fish and stonfush and there is a line around the area you can swim in and it was luckily breeding season

                                              • Oliverrr
                                                Oliverrr  1 months back

                                                3:25 milk

                                                • T3rmin4ter
                                                  T3rmin4ter  1 months back

                                                  Go to Australia they said
                                                  go swimming they said
                                                  Pet the stonefish they said
                                                  they are very cute they said
                                                  But make sure to wright your will first they said
                                                  At my funeral they said

                                                  • Perry0806
                                                    Perry0806  1 months back

                                                    0:40 thats an ausstralian for ya

                                                    • Ismaha
                                                      Ismaha  1 months back

                                                      Petition to make cayote Peterson step on this

                                                      • Daniel Gonzalez
                                                        Daniel Gonzalez  1 months back

                                                        Loved it

                                                        • Wolfie Gacha
                                                          Wolfie Gacha  1 months back

                                                          I thought actual milk was gonna come out of the fish..

                                                          • Kellen evans Official
                                                            Kellen evans Official  2 months back

                                                            That dude just made me want to say KRAUKEY

                                                            • ShaddexGamingYT
                                                              ShaddexGamingYT  2 months back

                                                              I WAS IN COZUMEL, MEXICO AND I SAW ONE AND I ALMOST TOUCHED IT!!

                                                              • CrustyE
                                                                CrustyE  2 months back

                                                                Looks like a dead fish with its bones

                                                                • Carolyn Nance
                                                                  Carolyn Nance  2 months back

                                                                  2:02 *puberty intensifies*

                                                                  • Jude&Bois YT
                                                                    Jude&Bois YT  2 months back

                                                                    3:35 me when I nut(just listen to the music)

                                                                    • DoritosMaister
                                                                      DoritosMaister  2 months back

                                                                      that toxinologist guy is so Australian

                                                                      • nut.
                                                                        nut.  2 months back

                                                                        So basically they're jerking of deadly fish dicks

                                                                        • Kaden Cannon
                                                                          Kaden Cannon  2 months back

                                                                          2:01 voice crack

                                                                          • Wyatt0 Gaming
                                                                            Wyatt0 Gaming  2 months back

                                                                            I thought this was a Whats Inside video for a second😂😂😂

                                                                            • ZERO COOL
                                                                              ZERO COOL  2 months back

                                                                              Loser

                                                                              • Tribal Dark
                                                                                Tribal Dark  2 months back

                                                                                “We give the venom the scientist”







                                                                                Venom sprays into the air and goes down the throat of the tOxIcImoLiGiSt

                                                                                • Braystone
                                                                                  Braystone  2 months back

                                                                                  3:24 (lenny face)

                                                                                  • FrozenFlame YT
                                                                                    FrozenFlame YT  2 months back

                                                                                    2019 anyone?

                                                                                    • Sid Heffler
                                                                                      Sid Heffler  2 months back

                                                                                      That is oddly satesfying. Yeah i know that i misspelled satesfying

                                                                                      • Dio Brando
                                                                                        Dio Brando  2 months back

                                                                                        Isn't that just Australian breakfast

                                                                                        • Crusifix Jesus
                                                                                          Crusifix Jesus  2 months back

                                                                                          i wok

                                                                                          • 0netyr
                                                                                            0netyr  2 months back

                                                                                            Heeeey mom
                                                                                            Mom;WHAT?
                                                                                            Can i have a stone fish for Christmas?
                                                                                            Mom; why do you want a fish that smokes weed?
                                                                                            It doesn't smoke weed ma
                                                                                            but it is venomous..
                                                                                            Mom;well as long as it doesn't smoke weed
                                                                                            Thanks Mom..😆

                                                                                            • itzNova
                                                                                              itzNova  2 months back

                                                                                              Whose watching this 5 years later??

                                                                                              👇

                                                                                            • Just a normal account and nothing else

                                                                                              dota 2 community is still more toxic

                                                                                              • Vraxerner Playz
                                                                                                Vraxerner Playz  2 months back

                                                                                                3:18 YARE YARE DAZE