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Researchers discover ‘switchblade’ lurking in faces of stonefish

Researchers have discovered a new feature of stonefish – and if the potentially deadly animals hadn’t already scared you off barefoot rock pool capers, this might push you over the edge.

  • Jenny Noyes
  • The Canberra Times

Adding to the array of defense mechanisms the fish are already known to possess – venom, spines (which hurt and shoot poison right into your foot), camouflage that makes them seamlessly blend in with rocks and coral – biologists from Kansas have now discovered the creatures that lurk…

Skab 1aIt’s basically a switchblade embedded in the…

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