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Whitemargin Stargazer

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Description:

Stargazers are venomous; they have two large poison spines situated behind their opercles and above their pectoral fins. They can also use electric shocks to stun their prey when hunting.

Habitat:

Usually found in sandy bottom, where they bury themselves with only the eyes and mouth exposed. They are ambush-predators and sometimes they 'flick' their lure-like tongue to attracts smaller fishes.

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 17, 2016
Submitted on Jun 7, 2016

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