Pygmy puffer

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 Pygmy puffer lives in the demersal, marine environment.

pygmy puffer to the freshwater giant puffer, which can grow to more than 2 feet (61 centimeters) in length. They are scaleless fish and usually have rough to spiky skin. All have four teeth that are fused together into a beak-like form. More

If the Pygmy Puffer is the one also known as Pea/Dwarf then its actually a bit more aggressive than F8's. More

the pygmy puffer, bought 2 of these cute swimmers.Breeding snails is a good idea with these fish. ... If you want a fish with Brains and Cuteness, the Dwarf Puffer is for you. More

pufferfish or pygmy pufferfish, Carinotetraodon travancoricus is a small, freshwater pufferfish endemic to the River Pamba in Kerala, Southwest India. Maximum size is 22 mm (less than one inch), making it one of the smallest pufferfish in the world. More

like the green spot and pygmy puffers, are suitable for aquariums. Life Cycle - 3. Male blowfish push their females to the water surface to breed. More

Common names

botete enano in Spanish (español)
Compère pygmée in French (français)
Puffer in English
Pygmæ-kuglefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pygmy puffer in English
Tamboril in sp
Tamboril enano in Spanish (español)
Tambulero in Spanish (español)
毛首圆鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
毛首圓魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Sphoeroides
Species : Sphoeroides trichocephalus
Authority : Cope, 1870