Also known as Blotched Triplespine, Blotched Tripodfish, Golden Triplespine, Golden Tripodfish, Longspine Tripodfish, Long-spined Triplespine, Triplespine Fish, Tripodfish.
Found singly, over mud and sand flats of coastal waters, also entering estuaries.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 2-100m
Triplespines or Tripodfish are in the same family as pufferfish and ocean sunfish, but they also have a trigger spine like triggerfish and filefish which is usually much longer and two more spines in place of ventral fins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/8191