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Recent observations

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P7221506

What

Blackspotted Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 02:34 PM HST

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P4123984

What

Giant Porcupinefish Diodon hystrix

Observer

davidr

Date

April 12, 2014 09:58 AM HST

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What

Reef Triggerfish Rhinecanthus rectangulus

Observer

colinmorita

Date

April 12, 2014 01:22 PM HST

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What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

colinmorita

Date

April 12, 2014 01:00 PM HST

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P7221461

What

Orange-lined Triggerfish Balistapus undulatus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 10:51 AM HST

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Square

What

Balloonfish Sphoeroides pachygaster

Observer

orcanaut

Date

November 23, 2012 05:53 AM PST

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Square

What

cochi Balistes polylepis

Observer

eliza_torres_b

Date

March 31, 2014 12:15 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

P7211330

What

Blackspotted Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 21, 2013 03:24 PM HST

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P3303895

What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

davidr

Date

March 30, 2014 09:35 AM HST

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P3303869

What

Barred Filefish Cantherhines dumerilii

Observer

davidr

Date

March 30, 2014 09:06 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P3293861

What

Lei Triggerfish Sufflamen bursa

Observer

davidr

Date

March 29, 2014 01:27 PM HST

Place

Makua, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

P3293858

What

Fantail Filefish Pervagor spilosoma

Observer

davidr

Date

March 29, 2014 01:26 PM HST

Place

Makua, HI (Google, OSM)
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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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