Classification
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  • Japanese
    • フグ目
  • 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

michiko

Date

September 24, 2016 05:40 PM EDT

Description

Found expired on beach along with hundreds of other fish. Death likely caused by red tide.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

jolene

Date

September 24, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

Description

Jeff Dement

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-edged Puffer Arothron immaculatus

Observer

fadiyaghmour

Date

July 30, 2016 03:20 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

sylviacutie

Date

September 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT

Description

It puffed out water.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Puffers and Filefishes Order Tetraodontiformes

Observer

fcs34

Date

September 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

kacelario

Date

September 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Puffer Sphoeroides maculatus

Observer

elenaw

Date

September 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT

Description

Jeff

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pufferfish Family Tetraodontidae

Observer

meridian2

Date

September 23, 2016 06:12 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Checkered Puffer Sphoeroides testudineus

Observer

brm85

Date

September 23, 2016 02:11 PM EDT

Description

Three

Photos / Sounds

What

Whitespotted Filefish Cantherhines macrocerus

Date

September 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Slender Filefish Monacanthus tuckeri

Date

September 19, 2016

Description

Este ejemplar usa camuflaje entre los corales blandos, no estoy seguro si es un juvenil. Pero la espina en la parte superior del cráneo es diferente

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Trunkfish Lactophrys bicaudalis

Date

September 17, 2016

Description

Este pez cofre devora los restos de un cohombro de mar, desconozco si fue caza activa o acción carroñera

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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.
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