Valentini Puffer (Canthigaster valentini) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving
Valentini Puffer (Canthigaster valentini) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Valentini Puffer

The Vantini Sharpnose Puffer (Canthigaster valentini) is known by several other names, including Saddle Valentini Puffer, Banded or Black-Saddled Toby, Saddled Puffer ot Valentini Puffer. They are a small and colourful pufferfish, similar in appearance to Boxfish. This makes them a favourite with underwater photographers.

Valentini Puffer (Canthigaster valentini)
Saddle Valentini Puffer / Banded Toby / Black-Saddled Toby (Canthigaster valentini)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Valentin Sharpnose Puffer (Canthigaster valentini)
Valentin Puffer (Canthigaster valentini)
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Valentin's sharpnose puffer (Canthigaster valentini)
Valentin Puffer (Canthigaster valentini)
Credit: Pablo Mallegol-Dahlgren
Valentini Puffer Canthigaster valentini
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Pufferfish, Triggerfish, & Filefish)
Family: Tetraodontidae (Tetraodontidae)
Genus: Canthigaster (Canthigaster)
Species: Canthigaster valentini
Average Size: 7 centimetres

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