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BN_DeadliestCatch_03.jpg (01202 558833).Pic: DeclanMacgabhann/BNPS..Deadliest catch - The Dublin based trawler Eblana...Scorpion fish are the deadliest species of fish in the world and is normally native to the warm waters of the Mediterranean and not the cold waters of the UK...Skipper of the Eblana Brendan spotted the bright coral-colored fish in his net trawled from a depth of100m off Waterford last month. ..Wary of its deadly spines, Brendan carefully placed it in a separate holding tank. And called Declan MacGabhann of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority...Declan said 'This is only Scorpaena scrofa fish ever caught in the waters around the British Isles since records began in the 19th century. There have been a handful of reports of its smaller cousin Scorpaena porcus but very rarely. the seas are definately getting warmer and we can expect more of these exotic species to appear'...The unique specimen is now the star exhibit at the Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium.