Malabar pufferfish

Both sexes are primarily yellow with dark green to black iridescent patches on the flanks and dorsal surface, but as with other members of the genus, sexual dimorphism is apparent in mature fish, with males being more brightly coloured than females.

The Malabar pufferfish lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.3 environment.

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Common names

Baiacu-anão in Portuguese (Português)
Kääpiöpallokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Malabar pufferfish in English
Malabar-Kugelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Zwerg-Kugelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Zwergkugelfisch in German (Deutsch)
കുട്ടന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പൊത്തല് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
狡魨 in Mandarin Chinese
狡鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Carinotetraodon
Species : Carinotetraodon travancoricus
Authority : Hora & Nair,1941