Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs


Balloonfish - Diodon holocanthus
Location: Big Island, Hawaii

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


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