Jan 6, 2010

Freshwater Puffer Fish - Ikan Buntal

Photo of live tropical freshwater Puffer Fish (Ikan Buntal). The Ikan Buntal was caught at the muddy Siar Beach, Lundu. Ikan Buntal probably belong to Tetraodontidae family.

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The small Ikan Buntal actually feel like a frog with soft tissue.

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Closer shot of Ikan Buntal.

Tetraodontidae is a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish. The family includes many familiar species which are variously called puffers, balloonfish, blowfish, bubblefish, globefish, swellfish, toadfish, toadies, honey toads, fugu and sea squab.

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