Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Tetraodontiformes
  • English
    • Puffers and Filefishes
  • Spanish
    • Peces erizo, globo, cofre y parientes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 魨形目

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

carusocharles

Date

April 30, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Seen at Rutgers Marine Science Field Station Aquarium at open house

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What

Giant Porcupinefish Diodon hystrix

Observer

nanofishology

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Porcupine fish!!

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Trunkfish Lactophrys bicaudalis

Observer

nanofishology

Date

November 7, 2014

Description

Spotted trunkfish kisses our guide

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grey Triggerfish Balistes capriscus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

October 13, 2011 12:43 PM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scrawled Filefish Aluterus scriptus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

December 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

davidr

Date

April 23, 2016 08:23 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spinyback Blowfish Sphoeroides marmoratus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

December 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grey Triggerfish Balistes capriscus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

July 3, 2011 10:24 AM WEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Porcupinefishes Family Diodontidae

Observer

csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-spotted Puffer Arothron caeruleopunctatus

Observer

csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Redtoothed Triggerfish Odonus niger

Observer

csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orange-lined Triggerfish Balistapus undulatus

Observer

csavy

Date

November 25, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Tetraodontiformes are an order of highly derived ray-finned fish, also called the Plectognathi. Sometimes these are classified as a suborder of the Perciformes. The Tetraodontiformes are represented by 10 families and about 360 species overall; most are marine and dwell in and around tropical coral reefs, but a few species are found in freshwater streams and estuaries. They have no close relatives, and descend from a line of coral-dwelling species that emerged around 40 million...

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