Common name of Takifugu poecilonotus
 
Common name Pufferfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Hong Kong
Locality
Ref. Leung, A.W.-Y., 1994
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks Pufferfishes get their name from their ability to greatly inflate themselves by drawing water into their abdomens (Ref. 5288). Name applied to Takifugu poecilonotus.
 
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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