Above: Docimodus johnstonii is an oddly specialized predator, feeding on — of all things — the fin spines of clariid catfishes (Eccles & Lewis, 1976)! Compare the diet of the only other member of the genus Docimodus, D. evelynae. Photo copyright © 2000 by M. K. Oliver.


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