Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish In the World

The human knows only a small percentage of the oceans. But in accumulation to the famous shark, which we all know and have experienced some fear, in all the oceans and rivers of the world there are also really dangerous fish’s. In this article we tried to explain the Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish In the World.

10. Fangtooth

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Fangtooth known as the Ogrefish. Fangtooth is not a dangerous fish in fact, it is just its alarming aspect what makes it one of the most threatening fish of the Australian coasts. Fangtooth having long teeth which usually has a maximum length of barely 17 centimeters. Another fact is that this creature is one of the living organisms that have been found to greater depths.

9. Gloper Eel

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Like the Ogrefish, this is not totally a dangerous fish but due its’s part of this list of 10 most dangerous fish and also in the one of the 10 most horrible. However, it’s only a small predator of the depths that through its large jaws is able to eat species larger than its size.

8. Spotfin lionfish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

The lionfish is a very dangerous fish especially for divers. It’s found in the steamy Indian and Western Pacific Oceans, especially in reefs, where it hides during the day and hunts during the night. It can reach 40 centimeters and weigh up to 1200 grams; but what makes it part of this list of 10 most dangerous fish is that it has a poison gland with a very toxic substance. Contact with a human can cause inflammation, redness, bleeding, muscle aches, cardiovascular problems and breathing problems.

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7. Blowfish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Blowfish cannot be missed in the list of the 10 most dangerous fish for human. It swims very slow and needs to consume a lot of food daily. It’s usually found in hot and subtropical waters, but also in fresh and salty waters, although today we are contributing to their disappearance, since the rivers where they live are increasingly contaminated and their food is becoming less and less. The blowfish also has thorns in its body to defend against other species, but that make it a dangerous fish for humans, because the thorns have a substance 1200 times more poisonous than cyanide, even capable of killing 30 people.

6. Viperfish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Viperfish usually lives at depths of up to 2000 meters and uses its bioluminescent organs to hunt preys when sunshine doesn’t penetrate the bottom of the sea. It is a dangerous fish, and has a vicious appearance because its lower jaw is endowed with sharp teeth. It measures about 35 centimeters and scientists have found that it currently occupies a quarter of the oceans.

5. Stonefish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Stonefish couldn’t miss in this list of 10 most dangerous fish; although it’s a shy and little known fish, it could be even the world’s most poisonous one. Stonefish lives in the waters of the Pacific and Indian Ocean, and feeds on small fish and crustaceans. But the real danger with this fish is that direct contact with the spike of its fins can be deadly to humans because of the potent poison they contain and when it smokescreen it resembles a rock, making it almost unrecognizable and can be stepped on by accident.

4. Anglerfish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Anglerfish dangerous fish besides being in these top 10 most dangerous fish should also be in the top 10 world’s ugliest animals. Anglerfish lives in deep waters, especially in the depths of the Atlantic and Antarctic oceans.

3. Barracuda

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Barracuda also belong to the genus of deep-sea carnivorous fish. The main quality of these dangerous fish is that they can attack their prey very quickly, as they can accelerate from 0 to 90 km/h by just moving their tail. Their length oscillates 45 cm and they’re found in tropical seas, especially in the Caribbean Sea.

2. Goliath Triggerfish

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Goliath triggerfish, as its nickname indicates, is a highly ferocious and fearsome fish. This is the largest member of the triggerfish family, a genus of extremely dangerous fish. In fact, it differs with the piranha in that it’s more muscular and its jaw resembles that of a crocodile. It can reach 75 kg in weight and measures about one and a half meters.

1. Piranha

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fish in the World

Finally, this list of 10 most dangerous fish is led by Piranha. This fearsome and dangerous fish, native to South America, is known for its sharp teeth and powerful jaws. At present, there are between 40 and 60 species of piranhas, and all are about 25 cm in length. They inhabit in fresh water, especially in South American rivers, as the Amazon, Ecuador, Bolivia, The Orinoco, Venezuela and Colombia

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