The Biosynthetic Diversity Of The Animal World

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Douglas Faulkner/Sally Faulkner CollectionStonefish are venomous marine fish categorised in the genus Synanceja and the family Synancejidae, present in shallow waters of the tropical Indo-Pacific. They are sluggish, backside-dwelling fish that reside among rocks or coral and in mud flats and estuaries. Thickset fish with massive heads and mouths, small eyes, and bumpy skins lined with wartlike lumps and, sometimes, fleshy flaps, they rest on the bottom, unmoving, mixing almost precisely with their surroundings in form and colour. Difficult to see, they can, when stepped on, inject portions of venom by way of grooves in their dorsal-fin spines. Wounds produced by these fish are intensely painful and typically fatal.

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Hippos are nonetheless found within the rivers and lakes of the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, north through to Ethiopia, Somalia and … Read More

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