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The lionfish is another well-known venomous fish. However, people would not believe it was venomous when they are looking at it. Although its color tells other animals to back away, its zebra stripes and long fins play well for divers with underwater cameras.
The lionfish has dorsal fins that are the shape of needles. This is how they deliver venom to both predator and prey. It is a carnivorous fish, and it prefers to eat shrimp and other fish. To catch its prey, it will use its fins to guide smaller fish into a trap and then swallow them.
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Not many people consider the octopus to be very dangerous, and they are often sea creatures that are transformed into cartoon characters on children’s television shows. In other instances, in many places across the globe, an octopus is considered to be a part of a delicious meal.
However, not all octopuses are friendly sea creatures. Theblue ringed octopus is one of the deadliest creatures in the sea. They are mostly found around Australia as well as around the borders of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Although only a few people encounter this dangerous cephalopod each year, several of the injuries prove to be fatal.
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Sea snake is the name given to many different species of snakes that live in the sea.
There are around 60 different types of sea snakes, and 14 of these species live on or near the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia. There are two distinct groups of sea snakes today: the Laticaudids and the Hydophiids. They are believed to have evolved from the snakes that lived on the continent nearly 30 million years ago.
The sea snake’s shape aids its ability to swim. Their tails have evolved to include a paddle on the tale to help propel them through the water. They can grow to be between four and five feet long on average. There have been documented cases of a sea snake reaching almost 10 feet in length.
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The great white shark is possibly the most famous predator of the seas. As the inspiration of more than a few Hollywood horror films, it has become known as a dangerous and bloody-thirsty creature that is willing to attack almost anything that it deems to be food.
This kind of shark is a carnivorous fish. It often grows to be 15 feet long; however, some can grow to be more than 20 feet in length.
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The saltwater crocodile is often referred to as the most dangerous animal in Australia, as it thrives both on land and in the water. When a person is near their habitat, there is no safe space to hide from these dangerous and aggressive reptiles.
Saltwater crocodiles are huge and powerful creatures. They can grow up to 17 feet long and weigh around 1,000 pounds.However, huge crocs that grow up to 23 feet long and weigh 2,200 pounds can be found.
These reptiles are excellent swimmers and can be found not only on land but far out at sea. They hunt in both environments, and they will eat anything that they can find.They can kill animals as large as a water buffalo on land and they can even kill large sharks in the water. They will use their powerful bodies to grab their prey, and then drag it under the water until it drowns.
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Not all jellyfish are dangerous, but the venom of the box jellyfish makes up for all of its relations. Its venom is mostly used to kill small prey; however, it can also cause heart attacks in humans.
The box jellyfish is a carnivorous invertebrate. They are large jelly fish that can grow to be 10 feet long. However, they weigh up to 5 pounds despite their size. Most of the body of a jellyfish is made up of tentacles, which are very delicate. This is why the jellyfish developed its venom; its tentacles are too delicate to use to catch prey.
Most of these jellyfish live off the coast of Northern Australia, but they can also be found throughout the Indo-Pacific region.It uses its tentacles to sting prey, and every tentacle has as many as 5,000 stinging cells. These tentacles sting not when they are touched but when they sense a specific chemical on its prey.
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The tiger shark is another of the most dangerous fish in the sea. After the great white, they are the second most likely shark to attack humans. However, unlike the great white shark, the tiger shark is more likely to continue attacking a human rather than swim away.
The tiger shark is known for the dark stripes on its body.Although, these lines are only a distinguishing feature for young sharks.
As they grow older, the line begin to fade and almost disappear on many adults.
The tiger shark is carnivorous, and it often grows from 10 to 14 feet in length and can weigh as much as 1,400 pounds. It is a powerful swimmer and an indiscriminate scavenger. It has the typical increased sense of smell that is common to many sharks, and it can also see very well.
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The stonefish is living proof that an animal does not need a powerful jaw or a strong body to be a serious predator. The stone fish is only a few inches long and often only reaches about 5 pounds in weight. However, it is the most venomous fish in the world. It has 13 spines which each contain venomous sacs.
There are only five different species of stonefish. Most of them live in the Indian and Pacific oceans. Part of what makes them so dangerous is their ability to camouflage themselves so well.This is a very discrete fish that uses its disguise to catch its prey.
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The Portuguese man-of-war is one of the most enigmatic dangerous animals in the ocean. It is an invertebrate that is often mistaken for a jellyfish. However, not only is it not a jellyfish, it is also not a single creature. What does this mean?It means that it is not a single animal, but an animal that is made up of many organisms that work together form a single moving creature. This kind of creature is call a siphonophore.
This creature is not very large and it is often only a foot long and half a foot wide. However, its tentacles are suggested to reach as long as 165 feet. This discrepancy is the result of the four separate polyps that make up the body.
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The stingray is a fickle creature. It enjoys spending time in shallow waters that are temperate in nature. You can find stingrays off the coast of any continent in the world, especially around the equator.
The stingray usually spend most of their day buried in the sand or floating in the ocean. This living situation is perfectly designed for them because of the shape and color of their bodies. They grow up to six and a half feet; however they can weigh up to 800 pounds.