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The fearsome appearance of the wolf fish (Anarhichas lupus) belies the fact that it is usually found hiding between rocks, alone or in pairs. The fish uses a bony plate in its upper mouth to crush its prey -- crustacean, shellfish and echinoderms. (photo: Peter Auster and Paul Donaldson, National Undersea Research Center, UConn.)

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