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Longhorn cowfish

Did you know?

  • The longhorn cowfish mainly eats small invertebrates, which it "blows" out of the sand on the seabed.
  • If it is in danger, it can exude a deadly poison through its skin that quickly kills other fish in the immediate vicinity.
  • The longhorn cowfish uses its pectoral fins like small propellers. This makes it very agile and nimble in the water. However, it only uses its tail fin when it is fleeing from danger or predators.