Brown-lined puffer

The Brown-lined puffer lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 350 m environment.

The upper half of the brown-lined puffer's body is dark brown; the lower half is white with pale brown speckles. A light-brown line runs from the mouth to the tail. Puffers grow up to 18 cm long and weigh up to 20 grams. More

Common names

Boultang in Creole, French
Boultang in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Brown-lined puffer in English
Canthigaster à bandes in French (français)
doubleline toby in English
Dubbellyn-tobie in Afrikaans
Kitamakura in Japanese (日本語)
Maze toby in English
Puu olai in Hawaiian
Rivulated toby in English
Ruskojuovapallokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tail-barred pufferfish in English
尾紋扁背魨 in Mandarin Chinese
尾纹扁背鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
水紋尖鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese
水紋扁背魨 in Mandarin Chinese
水纹尖鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
水纹扁背鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Canthigaster
Species : Canthigaster rivulata
Authority : Temminck & Schlegel,1850