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Pufferfish

Tetraodontidae

Description:

The Tetraodontidae are a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish of the order Tetraodontiformes. The family includes many familiar species which are variously called pufferfish, puffers, balloonfish, blowfish, blowies, bubblefish, globefish, swellfish, toadfish, toadies, honey toads, sugar toads, and sea squab.

Habitat:

Most puffers are found in tropical and subtropical ocean waters, but some species live in brackish and even fresh water. Some species of pufferfish are considered vulnerable due to pollution, habitat loss, and overfishing, but most populations are considered stable.

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Glenwood House
Spotted by a stud ent at Glenwood House

Mossel Bay Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 2, 2020
Submitted on Mar 2, 2020

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