Also known as Ambon Puffer, Ambon Pufferfish, Ambon Sharpnose Puffer, Ambon Toby, Blue Spotted Puffer, Peacock Toby Pufferfish, Sharpnose Pufferfish, Spider-eye Pufferfish, Spider-eye Toby Puffer, Spotted Toby, Toby.
Found singly or in pairs, over shallow water surge zones of flat reefs.
They feed on filamentous algae, brittle stars, corals, crustaceans, invertebrates, molluscs, sea urchins, sponges, tunicates, and worms.
Juveniles secretive around boulders, in crevices and holes, of outer reef flats and reef margins.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 1-16m
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-amboinensis.html