A radiographer’s view of animals

Long-spine porcupine fish

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The Long-spine porcupine fish inflates its body by pumping water into its stomach to ward of predators. During the process its spines, which usually lie flat against its body, poke out giving it a porcupine-like appearance. Image: Sandra J. Raredon, Division of Fishes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

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