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    • フグ目
  • Scientific Names
    • Tetraodontiformes
  • English
    • Puffers and Filefishes
  • Spanish
    • Peces erizo, globo, cofre y parientes
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    • 魨形目

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ralfmagee

Date

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Blackspotted Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

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Date

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Date

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Black Triggerfish Melichthys niger

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Date

January 9, 2017

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Puffers and Filefishes Order Tetraodontiformes

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Date

January 12, 2017 02:01 PM AEDT

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Six-spine Leatherjacket Meuschenia freycineti

Observer

richardling

Date

December 21, 2014 12:20 PM AEDT

Description

Tail of a male Six-spine Leatherjacket (Meuschenia freycineti) with seven spines

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Rough Leatherjacket Scobinichthys granulatus

Observer

richardling

Date

December 21, 2014 11:52 AM AEDT

Description

A Rough Leatherjacket (Scobinichthys granulatus)

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Yellowfin Leatherjacket Meuschenia trachylepis

Observer

richardling

Date

December 21, 2014 10:47 AM AEDT

Description

A Yellow-finned Leatherjacket (Meuschenia trachylepis) eating a dead jellyfish (Scyphozoa)

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Six-spine Leatherjacket Meuschenia freycineti

Observer

richardling

Date

December 21, 2014 10:13 AM AEDT

Description

A male Six-spine Leatherjacket (Meuschenia freycineti)

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Southern Pygmy Leatherjacket Brachaluteres jacksonianus

Observer

richardling

Date

November 9, 2014 09:30 AM AEDT

Description

A Pygmy Leatherjacket (Brachaluteres jacksonianus)

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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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