Long-spine porcupinefish

Long-spine porcupinefish

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Credit: LOUISE MURRAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Long-spine porcupinefish (Diodon holocanthus). This species of fish, also known as a blowfish, is able to inflate itself as a defence machanism against predators. It is covered with long spikes or spines that release tetrodotoxin, a powerful neurotoxin that can kill humans.

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