Grumpy Cat? Meet Grumpy Fish!

28 March 2013

Move over, Grumpy Cat – here’s Grumpy Fish!

This photo, taken by Flickr group member richie rocket, shows the downward-turned mouth of the false stonefish, otherwise known as a devil scorpionfish. While this gives the scorpionfish a rather grumpy-looking demeanour, it is, in fact, an evolutionary enhancement. False stonefish live on coral reefs and rocky areas to depths of up to 40m – when a potential meal comes within range, their large mouths help them to strike their prey.

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