Black-spotted Porcupinefish

The Black-spotted Porcupinefish Diodon hystrix is a member of the puffer family and reach sizes to as large as 2 feet. They feed primarily on Crustaceans, Mollusks. The are found in both the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans oceans. When captured by fisherman they inflate theirselves and the spines stick out to give them protection.

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