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Venomous Fish

Venomous Pterois Lionfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

A new study finds there are more venomous fish than snakes. Here are a few of them, photographed by William Leo Smith of the American Museum of Natural History. Venomous Pterois Lionfish.

Venomous Pterois Lionfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Pterois Lionfish.

Venomous Naso Surgeonfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Naso Surgeonfish.

Venomous Orbicular Velvetfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Orbicular Velvetfish.

Poisonous Soapfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Poisonous Soapfish.

Venomous Paracanthurus Surgeonfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Paracanthurus Surgeonfish.

Venomous Scorpionfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Scorpionfish.

Venomous Toadfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Toadfish.

Venomous Saber-toothed Blenny

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Saber-toothed Blenny.

Venomous Stonefish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Stonefish.

Venomous Waspfish

(Image credit: Photo Credit: William Leo Smith, AMNH)

Venomous Waspfish.