Gallery description : puffer fish

Puffer Fish (tetraodontidae) is usually 17cm - 60cm (7in - 24in). The life span is 4 - 8 years. Puffer Fish usually lives in shallow waters and coral reefs. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore.

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Facts about puffer fishs
NamePuffer Fish
PhylumChordata
FamilyTetraodontidae
ColourGrey, yellow, blue, white, brown
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Average Clutch Size6
Common NamePuffer fish
ClassActinopterygii
Optimum pH Level5.7 - 6.4
OrderTetraodontiformes
HabitatShallow waters and coral reefs
PredatorsHumans, sharks, large fish
Main PreyAlgae, shellfish, invertebrates
DietOmnivore
Scientific NameTetraodontidae
OriginEquator
Skin TypeScales
Life Span4 - 8 years
Distinctive FeaturesInflatable body and sharp poisonous spikes
Size (L)17cm - 60cm (7in - 24in)
Water TypeFresh, brackish, salt
KingdomAnimalia
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