Diving Fun Fact

Stonefish, Lembeh, Indonesia

Though the stonefish is known as “the world’s most venomous fish,” it is its ability to blend perfectly with rocky reefs that allows it to capture prey. The patient predator will sometimes wait hours for a fish to come within striking distance of its powerful jaws. We almost didn't see this stonefish while diving Lembeh, Indonesia. Read more in our post, Scuba Diving the Weird and Wonderful Waters of Lembeh Indonesia.

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