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    • Tetraodontiformes
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Puffer Sphoeroides nephelus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

Along seawall. ID as per Humann & DeLoach.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

This was one of 4 seen today. This guy was 4 or 5 feet across and must have weighted about 200 to 300 LBS.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

brimbles2

Date

July 29, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bullseye Puffer Spheroides annulatus

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 3, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 1, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Puffers and Filefishes Order Tetraodontiformes

Observer

chitrad

Date

July 26, 2015 01:08 PM BOT

Description

He was small.

Photos / Sounds

P7250138

What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

davidr

Date

July 25, 2015 07:22 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P7250116

What

Reef Triggerfish Rhinecanthus rectangulus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 25, 2015 05:04 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P7250067

What

Hawaiian Spotted Toby Canthigaster jactator

Observer

davidr

Date

July 25, 2015 03:53 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 19, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 16, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Pufferfish Family Tetraodontidae

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 16, 2013
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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.