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Spot-fin Porcupinefish

Diodon hystrix

Description:

Very large fish, possibly a Puffer fish but not sure. Congregating at an area long associated with fishermen cleaning their catch.

Habitat:

Caribbean reef


1 Species ID Suggestions

Porcupinefish
Diodon sp. Diodon - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 months ago

Don’t mention it, Mel! :-)

Mel11
Mel11 9 months ago

Thanks again Mauna!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 months ago

Not sure, but looks like the spot-fin porcupinefish, Diodon hystrix
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tuc...

Mel11
Spotted by
Mel11

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Lat: 12.58, Long: -61.41

Spotted on May 15, 2016
Submitted on Mar 21, 2019

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