Porcupine Fish

spot-fin porcupinefish (Diodon hystrix), also known as spotted porcupinefish, black-spotted porcupinefish or simply porcupinefish

Spot-fin Porcupinefish – Facts and Photographs

The Spot-fin porcupinefish (Diodon hystrix) is also known as Spotted porcupinefish, Black-spotted porcupinefish or simply as the Porcupinefish.  They obtain their name from the spots on their fins and the l...
Black-lip Porcupinefish (Lophodiodon calori) Also known as Burrfish and Four-bar Porcupinefish

Blacklip Porcupinefish- Facts and Photographs

The Blacklip Porcupinefish (Lophodiodon calori) is also known as the Burrfish or Four-bar Porcupinefish.  They are members of the pufferfish family and are able to take water into their stomachs and blow th...

Black-Blotched Porcupinefish

A black-blotched porcupinefish (Diodon liturosus), photographed while night diving off the coast of Dar es Salaam. In case of danger, the black-blotched porcupinefish inflates itself by swallowing water in ...