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LESSER WEEVER FISH

Watch out for the little fish that fell giants.

WILDLIFE

Excruciatingly painful. Getting stung by a lesser weever fish (Echiichthys vipera) isn’t a great start or finish for a swim, though it is an effective defence for a fish that is only about 15cm long. I remember walking into the sea thinking I could feel something sharp and not quite putting my foot down. Within a minute my foot hurt, after swimming I hobbled home, had a day with a curiously numb foot and a few weeks with a mark left on its sole. A friend who surfs said I must have stood on a weever fish but got off lightly by not standing on it properly. They had experienced the full-on sting and crawled out of the sea with their eyeballs rolling.

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About Outdoor Swimmer

FIT FOR LIFE One of the great things about outdoor swimming is that it can be done by people of all ages. Whether it is wild swimming with your kids or entering races in the super vet category, swimming can be part of your life whatever your age. Our July issue has a Fit for Life theme. As we swim through the ages we look at how we can encourage more young people to swim in the open water, how we should adapt our training as we get older, how one school transformed its swimming lessons and how we can use strength training to combat age-related muscle loss. Plus, we meet swimmers of all ages to discuss their relationship with swimming outdoors.