Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Real Thing

Unlike yesterdays blowfish, this guy is the real deal. Known by a variety of names, such as pufferfish and balloonfish, it is a member of the Tetraodontidae family and there almost two-hundred different species. Tetraodontidae means four(tetra) teeth(dontidae). The upper and lower teeth are fused and are only visible when the fish is puffed.

1 comment :

  1. I wouldn't want to mess with him.