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Balloonfish

Diodon holocanthus

Habitat:

It is found in shallow (to 50 feet) water on patch reefs, over grassy bottoms, and in mangrove-lined tidal creeks. Circumtropical.

Notes:

Always great to see these alien looking guys with those amazing eyes. Spotted almost at the end of our dive.


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LivanEscudero
Spotted by
LivanEscudero

Steenrijk, Curaçao, Netherlands

Lat: 12.09, Long: -68.91

Spotted on Mar 28, 2019
Submitted on Apr 25, 2019

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