Florent's Guide To The

Hawaii Reefs

Balloonfish
Balloonfish
Scientific Name: Diodon holocanthus
Family: Diodontidae
Category: Porcupinefishes
Also known as: Long-Spine Porcupinefish, Spiny Balloonfish, Freckled Porcupinefish
Size: 8 to 14 in. (20 to 35 cm)  
Depth: 6-100 ft. (2-30 m)
Distribution: Circumtropical

External Reference: fishbase.org itis.gov

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