Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata)
The large flamboyant fins of the lionfish serve as a warning to predators of its toxicity. Lionfish are skilled hunters, using specialized bilateral swim bladder muscles to provide exquisite control of location in the water column, allowing the fish to alter its center of gravity to better attack prey.
Nick Hobgood on Flickr

Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata)

The large flamboyant fins of the lionfish serve as a warning to predators of its toxicity. Lionfish are skilled hunters, using specialized bilateral swim bladder muscles to provide exquisite control of location in the water column, allowing the fish to alter its center of gravity to better attack prey.

Nick Hobgood on Flickr

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