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The lead author of the study, W. Leo Smith, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Kansas, has kept stonefish in aquaria.
In addition to poison dart frogs and venomous snakes, visitors will see exhibits on Snow White, and dangerous creatures in the Aquarium (lionfish, scorpionfish, stonefish, rabbitfish and more).
There are 134 described species of stonefish, and by Smith's observation, all of them have some form of lachrymal saber.
Under fluorescent light, the saber of one species of stonefish even glowed green (other regions of its head glows red).
Though some stonefish are venomous, the saber is not.
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