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Pacific Viperfish

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Poor shrimp, squid and fish get caught the viperfish's sharp teeth. It then unhinges its jaws, much like a snake, to swallow its prey. These fish can grow up to 12 inches in length and live up to eight years. Luckily, their primary habitat is in the Monterey Bay, so shrimp and fish around the world can feel a little safer.

  1. 1. How long can a Pacific viperfish live?
    1. a. 12 years
    2. b. 10 years
    3. c. 8 years
  2. 2. What can a Pacific viperfish do to its jaw?
    1. a. Lock it
    2. b. Unhinge it
    3. c. Open it
  3. 3. What kind of teeth does a Pacific viperfish have?
    1. a. Sharp
    2. b. Dull
    3. c. Fused-together