Zebra turkeyfish

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Zebra turkeyfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Genus: Dendrochirus
Species: D. zebra

The Zebra turkeyfish (Dendrochirus zebra) is a very poisonous fish. It lives in the Indian and Pacific seas. The fish has 13 poisonous spikes along its back, used to look after itself. The fish is slow and quiet, but can be a danger. The fish rests in dark places such as under a rock or a piece of coral. They aren't affected by each other's poison. They are single fish that are not scared of anything, as they have no predators other than grouper.