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Narrow-lined puffer

Arothron manilensis


Up to 31 cm length. Oval shape, relatively elongated. The background coloration is whitish to grey with dark brown horizontal lines, all the fins are yellowish and semi-translucide except the caudal fin which is opaque and outlined with black. Black blotch more or less circular at the base of the pectoral fin. The iris is also yellowish.


Lankayan Wreck dive site, Lankayan I., Sabah, Malaysia.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Congratulations Marta ! Nice patterns.

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Congrats Marta!

sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Congrats Marta... Beautiful spotting!!

DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congratulations Marta!

Congratulations Marta !

beaker98 6 years ago

Very nice Marta! Your underwater shots are very impressive. Congratulations on SOTD!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Many thanks!
The dive site and the island of Lankayan it is still in Borneo, Malaysia. But is in the North East of the island so it is indeed very close to the outh of Philippines and the species are in many cases the same as I already saw in the Philippines :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Nice one Marta. Congrats.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Uy! Thank you PN Rangers! I just found out :-)

armadeus.4 6 years ago

Congratulations Marta!!!

LisaPowers 6 years ago

Congrats Marta, cool fish!

AshleyT 6 years ago

Congrats Marta, this beautiful pufferfish has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!



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Spotted on Sep 29, 2015
Submitted on Feb 27, 2016

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