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Updated 6/28/2016

Family Tetraodontidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Arothron nigropunctatus

Wakatobi, Indonesia



Sunabe, Okinawa, 15 feet

BLACKSPOTTED PUFFER

Common on coral reefs from East Africa to Okinawa & the Central Pacific.  Feeds upon live coral.  Yellow individuals are rare.  Attains 12 inches.