Contact: Sandra Hines
University of Washington
Caption: The albino ratfish added to the UW's fish collection has the long, wispy tail and wing-like fins on its sides common to all rat fish species. The needle-sharp, venomous spine is on the ratfish's back, just in front of its dorsal fin.
Credit: University of Washington
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