Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Tetraodontiformes
  • English
    • Puffers and Filefishes
  • Spanish
    • Peces erizo, globo, cofre y parientes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 魨形目

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Recent observations

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Blue Triggerfish Pseudobalistes fuscus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 24, 2015 12:00 PM AWST

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Map Puffer Arothron mappa

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lovelyclemmy

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December 24, 2015 09:15 AM AWST

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Blackspotted Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 21, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Black-blotched Porcupinefish Diodon liturosus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 21, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Fingerprint Toby Canthigaster compressa

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lovelyclemmy

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December 21, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Black-saddled Toby Canthigaster valentini

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maractwin

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January 25, 2016 08:16 AM PGT

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Yellow Boxfish Ostracion cubicus

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maractwin

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January 25, 2016 08:30 AM PGT

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Giant Porcupinefish Diodon hystrix

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 06:39 PM PGT

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Blackspotted Puffer Arothron nigropunctatus

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 04:35 PM PGT

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Halfmoon Triggerfish Sufflamen chrysopterum

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 04:21 PM PGT

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Map Puffer Arothron mappa

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 04:20 PM PGT

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Halfmoon Triggerfish Sufflamen chrysopterum

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 12:51 PM PGT
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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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