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Recent observations

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What

Ambon Toby Canthigaster amboinensis

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

December 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barred Filefish Cantherhines dumerilii

Observer

aldozj

Date

November 1, 2014

Place

Yelapa (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Whitespotted Filefish Cantherhines macrocerus

Observer

knightericm

Date

December 17, 2014 03:32 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Triggerfish Melichthys niger

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

November 25, 2014 11:00 AM MHT

Photos / Sounds

What

Picasso Triggerfish Rhinecanthus aculeatus

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

December 13, 2014 11:00 AM MHT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow Boxfish Ostracion cubicus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 11:40 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spectacled Filefish Cantherhines fronticinctus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 03:21 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Striped Puffer Arothron manilensis

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:23 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rhino Filefish Pseudalutarius nasicornis

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:30 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Humpback Turretfish Tetrosomus gibbosus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:32 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Humpback Turretfish Tetrosomus gibbosus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:33 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

Observer

filups

Date

August 22, 2014 11:12 AM EDT

Place

nungwi (Google, OSM)

Description

I imagine fishermen left it on the beach. I don't know.

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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.