Puffer fish

This grass puffer fish of medium size (15 cm) and with the typical form of puffer fish can be observed in the aquarium of the temperate Izu tower.

Where to find them?

This species lives in the installation of Temperate and Tropical Oceanogràfic.

Where they live?

They live in Inhabits the coasts of Japan, South Korea and Vietnam.

What they feed?

Their diet is based on algae, mollusks and invertebrates and sometimes crustaceans.

How they defend themselves?

They increase several times the size of their body thanks to filling your stomach with large amounts of water.

Did you know?

The fish contains a lethal poison called tetrodotoxin amount of their internal organs, especially the liver, gonads and eggs.