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Recent observations

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What

yellow jacket Nelusetta ayraud

Observer

hcc1

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

It was in a garden
pinky nail size
near spiky plants

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P9140054

What

Fantail Filefish Pervagor spilosoma

Observer

davidr

Date

September 14, 2014 09:40 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fantail Filefish Pervagor spilosoma

Observer

colinmorita

Date

September 14, 2014 12:15 PM HST

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P9120015

What

Hawaiian Spotted Toby Canthigaster jactator

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:34 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

P9120001

What

Hawaiian Spotted Toby Canthigaster jactator

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:22 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

colinmorita

Date

September 13, 2014 02:39 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Reef Triggerfish Rhinecanthus rectangulus

Observer

colinmorita

Date

September 13, 2014 02:45 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

February 23, 2010 06:30 AM CET

Place

Myanmar (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dogface Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 07:31 PM EST

Description

Night dive at site Challenger Bay, max depth 12.3m / 40ft.

Was resting on the sandy bottom (before I hassled it and it puffed up).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-saddled Toby Canthigaster valentini

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 10:11 AM EST

Description

Dive site Cod Hole, max depth 18.3m / 60ft.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pinktail Triggerfish Melichthys vidua

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 09:44 AM EST

Description

Dive site Cod Hole, max depth 18.3m / 60ft.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Titan Triggerfish Balistoides viridescens

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 09:43 AM EST

Description

Dive site Cod Hole, max depth 18.3m / 60ft.

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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.