Arothron hispidus

Arothron hispidus (en) White Spotted Puffer, Porcupinefish, Poison Puffer, Stripebelly Puffer, Stars And Stripes Puffer, White Spotted Blow Fish, Whitespotted Blaasop, (de) Weißflecken Kugelfisch, (nl) Kogelvis, (fr) Poisson-ballon à Taches Blanches, Tétrodon Marbré
ClassificationAnimalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Tetraodontiformes > Tetraodontidae > Arothron
SpeciesArothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common names(en) White Spotted Puffer, Porcupinefish, Poison Puffer, Stripebelly Puffer, Stars And Stripes Puffer, White Spotted Blow Fish, Whitespotted Blaasop, (de) Weißflecken Kugelfisch, (nl) Kogelvis, (fr) Poisson-ballon à Taches Blanches, Tétrodon Marbré
Close relativesA. stellatus
Distant relativesCanthigaster solandri and Canthigaster valentini
SizeMaximum 50 cm / 20 inch
PoisonousYes, tetrodotoxin (lethal)

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