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Lionfish

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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