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Puffer Fish

Arothron meleagris

Description:

This is the dark form of the species. When not disturbed it is box like, brown and with white spots.

Habitat:

coral reef


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2 Comments

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 8 years ago

Hi Edith - just dont eat them!

Edith
Edith 8 years ago

How brave of you to handle this fish. If this is a Puffer fish (which definitely looks like one) are believed to be the second–most poisonous vertebrate in the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetraodonti...

CynthiaMHori
Spotted by
CynthiaMHori

Hawaii, USA

Lat: 19.30, Long: -155.36

Spotted on Jul 1, 2006
Submitted on Mar 6, 2011

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