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Figure of eight Puffer Fish


Figure of eight Puffer Fish
Habitat

They live in rivers and coastal waters, mostly freshwater but also occur in brackish conditions within Southeast Asia.

Wild Diet

They feed mainly on benthic organisms such as mussels, cockles, oysters and krill.

Behaviour

They are a colourful and active fish that can be distinguished by their markings. Possess a beak that will be used to crush shells.

Breeding

Not much is known about their breeding habits, although thought to be a substrate spawner with the male exhibiting some degree of brood care.

Threats

Loss of habitat and pollution

INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Tetraodon biocellatus
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