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Family Tetraodontidae

HAWAII

Arothron hispidus

Fish Hole, Midway Atoll, 40 feet

 

Night, Nanahoa, Lana'i, 40 feet

 

Fish Hole, Midway Atoll, 40 feet

Moku O Loe, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

 

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 3 feet

Juvenile, Kaupo tidepool, Oahu

 

Puako, Hawaii, 10 feet

 

Waikiki, Oahu, 3 feet

  STRIPEBELLY PUFFER     ‘o‘opu hue

Common in sandy or rocky areas at any depth where it feeds upon buried invertebrates.  Attains 19 inches.  Hawai‘i, the Indo-Pacific, and Tropical Eastern Pacific.