Clown Triggerfish


Common Name:
Clown Triggerfish
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Species:
Balistoides conspicillum
Average Size:
50 centimetres
Description:

The Clown Triggerfish is a very popular bony fish found around the Indo-Pacific region. It's popular among scuba divers because of its attractive colours and markings. It is usually found swimming slowly around the reef. Unlike the Titan Triggerfish which sometimes attacks divers, the Clown Triggerfish is as harmless as it is shy, so don't try to chase it for the best photo.

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