Green Pufferfish (Juvenile) (Dichotomyctere nigroviridis)

Also known as Blowfish, Burmese Pufferfish, Freshwater Pufferfish, Green-spotted Puffer, Pufferfish, Spotted-green Puffer, Spotted-green Pufferfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish

Description

Also known as Blowfish, Burmese Pufferfish, Freshwater Pufferfish, Green-spotted Puffer, Pufferfish, Spotted-green Puffer, Spotted-green Pufferfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish.

Found in brackish freshwater over floodplains, rivers and streams.
They feed on crustaceans, invertebrates, molluscs and plants.
Will nip the fins and scales of other slow moving fish!
Length - 17cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Asia

The bodies of Pufferfish are covered in a toxic mucus, if the skin or flesh is consumed it can be fatal to humans.
When threatened they will puff up like a football to deter predators. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/7763

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