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False-Eye Puffer, Papua Toby

Canthigaster papua


The False-eye Puffer get's it's name from the black spot at the base of the dorsal fin which looks like an eye. - Source:


Spotted during a night dive at Dive and Trek house reef. Not sure if it was trying to hide within the corals or just sleeping.

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Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 21, 2012
Submitted on Feb 12, 2012

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