Blue-Spotted Pufferfish

(Arothron caeruleopunctatus) Blue-Spotted Pufferfish Raja Ampat, Indonesia
A colourful adult Blue-Spotted Pufferfish (Arothron caeruleopunctatus) in the Indo-Pacific region
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Blue-Spotted Pufferfish (Arothron caeruleopunctatus)
An adult Blue-Spotted Pufferfish (Arothron caeruleopunctatus) near the seabed.
Blue-Spotted Pufferfish Arothron caeruleopunctatus
Description

The Blue-Spotted Pufferfish (Arothron caeruleopunctatus) is a large species of Pufferfish that comes in a range of body colours, but all have lots of blue spots across the fish's body. They live in the Indo-Pacific region at depths up to 30 metres.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Pufferfish, Triggerfish, & Filefish)
Family: Tetraodontidae (Tetraodontidae)
Genus: Arothron (Arothron)
Species: Arothron caeruleopunctatus
Size
Average Size: 70 centimetres

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