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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Pict0095

What

Bluethroat Triggerfish Sufflamen albicaudatum

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 11, 2014 12:45 PM EET

Photos / Sounds

15391153222_9ea27971dc_s

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 27, 2014 01:22 PM EDT

Description

Spotted while returning from Menemsha. Smaller individual approx 1 meter (3 ft) in length. At surface. Sounded on approach and quickly re-appeared 10m away. Family all got a look and off we went.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Yellow jacket Nelusetta ayraud

Observer

kerrywininger

Date

September 22, 2014 06:52 PM PDT

Description

Nest

Photos / Sounds

Pict0243

What

Whitespotted Puffer Arothron hispidus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Pict0236

What

Redtoothed Triggerfish Odonus niger

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Pict0161

What

Yellowspotted Burrfish Cyclichthys spilostylus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 11, 2014 12:45 PM EET

Photos / Sounds

What

Starry Puffer Arothron stellatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 7, 2014 11:30 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Pict0838

What

Picasso Triggerfish Rhinecanthus assasi

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 7, 2014 11:30 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

botete sapo Sphoeroides testudineus

Observer

yorchagomez

Date

February 6, 2013

Description

en mi ciudad los conocemos como bonglis

Photos / Sounds

15175895390_2c4ef3f378_s

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

finatic

Date

September 21, 2014 05:21 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Pict0705

What

Masked Pufferfish Arothron diadematus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 6, 2014 11:30 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Pict0668

What

Scrawled Filefish Aluterus scriptus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 6, 2014 11:30 AM EET
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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...

No range data available.