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Chewbacca Fish? No, it's really the Frogfish, which is a type of angler fish, and is found is most oceans including the Pacific and Atlantic. The Hairy Frogfish is quite the odd looking fish, with hundreds of hair like appendages on its body.

from BBC News

WoRMS catalogue downsizes ocean life

Striated or Hairy Frogfish (Antennarius striatus). They're small fish (up to 22 cm) with voracious appetites even being known to eat their own kind. They can swallow fish their own size!

from Sploid

This fluff ball is a vicious beast that eats fish larger than itself

Short poem for the bloody hairy frogfish: Oh how cute, the hairy frogfish. Walks around, the mighty sea. Check him out, he chomps some fresh dish. What a bastard, you must agree.

from Mark Bittman Blog

Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 2: Counterattack

Scourge of the Lionfish by Mark Bittman, nytimes: Once confined to its native habitat of the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans, the lionfish not infests reefs of the western Atlantic where they wreck havoc on already fragile coral reefs. One approach is for us to eat them! Photo from Carl Safina. #Lion_Fish #Mark_Bittman #nytimes #Carl_Safina

from HubPages


Stone Fish - Synanceia is a genus of fish of the family Synanceiidae, the Stonefishes, whose members are venomous, dangerous, and even fatal to humans. It is one of the most venomous fishes currently known in the world. They are found in the coastal regions of Indo-Pacific oceans. They are also found off Florida and in the Caribbean.