Common Name: Stripebelly Pufferfish
Distribution: Indo-Pacific and tropical eastern Pacific.
|Remarks: When threatened, pufferfishes can inflate their bodies with water, greatly expanding their size. This species grows to nearly 20 inches in length, and can be found in a wide variety of habitats on coral reefs.|
|Photo © 1997 by Richard L. Pyle
This page last revised 12 June 1997