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Caribbean Sharpnose Puffer

Canthigaster rostrata


These adorable fish were spotted in the Caribbean in a shallow rubble site... water depth ~ 1 meter. Reaches a maximum size of 12 cm length.


Inhabit clear waters above coral reefs and reef flats, down to 30 m. Also in tide pools and seagrass beds. Diet consists mainly of sea grass and invertebrates.

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Belmopan, Cayo, Belize

Spotted on Jun 1, 2014
Submitted on Jun 1, 2014

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