Narrow-Lined Pufferfish

Narrow Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis) Narrow Lined Pufferfish (Arothron manilensis)
A Narrow Lined Pufferfish in Indonesia

Credit: Emmy Ahlen

Narrow-Lined Pufferfish Arothron manilensis
Description

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.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Pufferfish, Triggerfish, & Filefish)
Family: Tetraodontidae (Tetraodontidae)
Genus: Arothron (Arothron)
Species: Arothron manilensis
Size
Average Size: 25 centimetres

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