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These plague many a fresh- and saltwater environment. They are 1.5-2m long and covered in almost translucent silvery grey scales. These, coupled with the white tendrils that trail alongside their bodies as they swim are what lend ghostfish their name. Their heads are large in comparison to the rest of their bodies to accommodate the strong jaw muscles. Their eyes are large opaque and white. They have two powerful fins that allow them to move very quickly through water. If they can pick up enough speed they can even jump up to a metre above the water's surface.

Ghostfish come in shoals of 5 to 10 individuals and attack anything in the water with them.

A ghostfish's main attack is simply to swim up and bite their opponent, latching on and thrashing with their body until they take out a chunk. More dangerous than this though is their venom: each fin has three 'claws' containing venom sacs. If one ofthese scratches or stabs an opponent then the toxin is pumped in. It is slow acting and at first the affected person might not even realise that they are poisoned. But over a few hours as damage is done they will begin to feel lethargic, reactions slow down, nausea sets in, finally consciousness will be lost followed by coma and then death unless an anti-venom is taken.



Average Statistics
Size: 1-1.9 m long
Weight: 50kg
Diet: carnivore
Alignment (if any): n/a
Life expectancy: 30 years
Solitary/Group (number): shoals of 5-10 adults