Map puffer

It has an oval shape and the body is covered in small prickles.

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The Map puffer lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 4 - 30 m environment.

Name: Map Puffer (Arothron mappa) Family: Tetraodontidae Range: Indo-Pacific Size: Up to 26 inches Diet: Carnivore Tank Set-up: Marine: Coral or rock, plants Reef Compatible: No Tank Conditions: 72-78°F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8. More

Above Pufferfish Identification: Map puffer, Arothron mappa (special thanks to Bart H. More

A Map Puffer tends to be shy at first, and the tank should have a large cave or overhang where the puffer can take shelter. It will chew up hard coral skeletons, faux corals, and aquarium equipment. Yellow juvenile. Image by Mike Maddox.Yellow juvenile. More

The Map puffer, Arothron mappa, is a pufferfish of the genus Arothron, and can be found in reefs throughout the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It reaches a maximum length of 65 cm. More

A map puffer fish's (Arothron mappa) eye appears like coral to casual observers in Indonesia's Tukangbesi Islands. More

Photo: Zebra stripesPhoto: Close-up of a map puffer fish's eyePhoto: Giraffe spotsPhoto: A close view of bright bird feathersPhoto: A close-up of a jaguar's coatPhoto: Iridescent mothPhoto: A close view of the side of an Arctic char fishPhoto: Wet cheetah furPhoto: An African elephant's skinPhoto: Boa constrictor scales ENLARGEWALLPAPER A map puffer fish's (Arothron mappa) eye appears like More

map puffer is highly poisonous to eat. (text source: Wikipedia) Pictures: Misool Islands, Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia by Sami Salmenkivi Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. More

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The Map Puffer, also known as the Scribbled Toadfish and ScribbleArothron mappa, Map Pufferd Arothron Puffer, has a very distinct and vivid appearance. The main color ranges from light tans to dark yellows and it has a network of black "scribbles" covering the body, forming an intricate pattern. More

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The most sought after species of Arothron, the map puffer is not often available. this is perhaps the most cautious member of the genus. Once adjusted to aquarium life, the Map Puffer does great, but it is slower to adapt than other members of the genus. More

The Map Puffer needs a varied diet of meaty foods including squid, krill, clams, and hard shelled shrimp to help wear down their ever growing teeth. It hunts at night, so it may only be seen during the nocturnal hours. More

Map Puffer The Map Puffer is not regularly available. This fish is high in demand, but low in supply. Initially, it is a shy fish that will hide in caves and under overhangs. More

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The Map Puffer is a very rare fish. They are eating frozen mysis. They are shy at first, but a great aquarium fish when settled into its new surroundings. More

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Common names

Ballon griffonné in French (français)
Butete in Tagalog
K˚mmë in Numee
Kaart-blaasop in Afrikaans
kalavo kawakawa in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Karttapallokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Keshôfugu in Japanese (日本語)
Kûmmè in Numee
Landkarten-Kugelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Langigidon in Tagalog
Langigidon in Visayan
Lesh in Austronesian (Other)
Lesh in Carolinian
map blaasop in English
Map puffer in English
Scribbled pufferfish in English
Scribbled toadfish in English
Tikong in Tagalog
Tikong in Visayan
ケショウフグ in Japanese (日本語)
条纹叉鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋叉鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese
輻紋叉鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese
辐纹叉鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Arothron
Species : Arothron mappa
Authority : Lesson, 1831