Narrow-Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving
Narrow-Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Narrow-Lined Pufferfish

The Narrow-Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis) is also known as the Striped Puffer or Narrow-Lined Toadfish. It's a small species compared to most other pufferfishes, and it is often found in shallow water in the tropical & sub-tropical central Indo-Pacific region.

Narrow Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis)
A Narrow Lined Pufferfish in Indonesia
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Narrow-Lined Pufferfish Arothron manilensis
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Pufferfish, Triggerfish, & Filefish)
Family: Tetraodontidae (Tetraodontidae)
Genus: Arothron (Arothron)
Species: Arothron manilensis
Average Size: 25 centimetres

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Narrow-Lined Pufferfish

Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: MV Pawara
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
When: Jan 2024

Have you ever seen Narrow-Lined Pufferfish when diving?
Is there anything you would like to add or change about the Narrow-Lined Pufferfish?
Let us know your thoughts by adding a comment below.
Free Scuba Diver!
T-shirt & wrist band
+ Drybag or Beach towel

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.