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Old 06-05-2011, 03:11 AM   #1
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Help me identify this puffer?

Hi everyone, I just caught a baby puffer and kinda need help funding out the species. Sorry for the flurry photos lol this guy swims a lot!
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Old 06-05-2011, 03:26 AM   #2
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:17 PM   #3
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CAN ANYONE HELP ME? It seems like my posts barely get any replies at all!
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A location where you are may help. And a more detailed pic.
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Possibly a Canthigaster Jactator, but again I don't know where it was caught or have much to go off of. It's endemic to Hawaii so. Actually looks like a boxfish.

Also possibly a black spotted boxfish.

A more detailed pic is 100% necessary for me to make anything more than a guess.
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I'm in miami, FL. I'll try to get a more detailed pic if I can
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Florida...Okay, will keep looking.

Seems like it could be Tetraodon hispidus, but I'd need to see its bottom to be sure.
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How is that a puffer? I see no fins.
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