Florent's Guide To The

Hawaii Reefs

Whitespotted Puffer

Whitespotted Puffer - Arothron hispidus
Location: Big Island, Hawaii

Scientific Name: Arothron hispidus
Also known as: Stripebelly Puffer, Stars and Stripes Puffer
Category: Pufferfishes
Size: 10 to 19 in. (25 to 48 cm)  
Depth: 3-150 ft. (1-45 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Hawaii, Northwest Pacific, Tip of Baja Peninsula, Pacific Coast of Mexico to Panama, French Polynesia


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