Also known as Pufferfish, Ringed Pufferfish, Ringed Toado.
Found singly over sandy bottoms of bays, estuaries and rocky reefs.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 1-140m
Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean
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.
This Pufferfish can give a nasty bite! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/14570