There have been no known fatalities documented from a Lionfish sting.
In certain circumstances, death could be possible depending on the individual. A more sensitive individual may be more impacted by the shock, the intensity of the shock, or complications caused by the sting. Individuals who are highly allergic to different bug bites or stings could be at higher risk for death from a lionfish sting.
Have you been stung? See our blog about “What if I get stung?”
Need treatment? Check our self-care First Aid options.
Also, you can contact DAN for information and file a claim, if needed. +1 (919) 684-9111
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