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Recent observations

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Pa180005

What

Bridled Triggerfish Sufflamen fraenatum

Observer

davidr

Date

October 18, 2014 02:21 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

yorchagomez

Date

May 14, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

una ballesta reina

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What

Northern puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

eheupel

Date

October 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Pufferfish Family Tetraodontidae

Observer

csavy

Date

September 16, 2014 07:30 AM EDT

Description

10cm long.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mola Mola mola

Observer

dpom

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leatherjacket Parika scaber

Observer

marine_p

Date

December 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leatherjacket Parika scaber

Observer

marine_p

Date

December 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leatherjacket Parika scaber

Observer

marine_p

Date

December 24, 2013

Description

Leather jacket Meuschenia scaber

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nzwide

Date

June 11, 2000

Description

Photo by Ian Nilsson

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nzwide

Date

January 12, 2003

Description

Posting courtesy of Wade Doak from recorded sightings
Photo by Wade Doak

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Porcupine-fish Tragulichthys jaculiferus

Observer

nzwide

Date

September 27, 2006

Description

Posting courtesy of Wade Doak from recorded sightings

Photo by Ross Armstrong

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ocean sunfish Mola mola

Observer

nzwide

Date

March 13, 2007

Description

Posting courtesy of Wade Doak from recorded sightings

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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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