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Dogface Pufferfish

BAD Fish

Scientific Name Arothron nigropunctatus

Other Name(s) Arothron Dogface Puffer

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Dogface Pufferfish

BAD Fish
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Highly variable colors and markings; body generally grey, tan or brown and some with yellow; dark spots; dark markings on mouth and often around eyes. To 13 inches. Some aquaculture success has been achieved at the experimental level only.