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

Square

What

Pufferfish Family Tetraodontidae

Observer

dippity7

Date

May 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Striped Burrfish Chilomycterus schoepfii

Observer

dippity7

Date

May 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black Triggerfish Melichthys niger

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

February 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ocean Triggerfish Canthidermis sufflamen

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

February 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

February 18, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

April 12, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scrawled Filefish Aluterus scriptus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 18, 2016 01:30 PM GYT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pufferfish Family Tetraodontidae

Observer

liselle

Date

April 29, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellowspotted Burrfish Cyclichthys spilostylus

Observer

fadiyaghmour

Date

December 22, 2015 08:59 AM GST

Place

kalba uae (Google, OSM)

Description

Cyclinchthys spilostylus

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Smooth Trunkfish Rhinesomus triqueter

Observer

vimsia_wildlife

Date

May 24, 2016

Place

St. Thomas (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Honeycomb Cowfish Acanthostracion polygonius

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 18, 2016 01:30 PM GYT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 23, 2016 11:16 AM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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