Also known as Fingerprint Toby, Indian Toby, Peter's Puffer, Peter's Pufferfish, Toby.
Found singly or in pairs, amongst branches of corals, under ledges, or out in the open, over inter-tidal reef flats, of lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on filamentous and coralline algae, crustaceans, and invertebrates.
Length - 9cm
Depth - 1-25m
Indian Ocean - Oman, East Africa to the Andaman Sea
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/Canthigaster-petersii