Starry Pufferfish (Arothron stellatus)

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Starry Pufferfish

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Starry Puffer - puffed up

Arothron stellatus

1136 Litres (300 US G.)

61-101.6cm (24-40 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Additional names

Starry Pufferfish, Starry Puffer, Stellate Puffer, Star Puffer, Starry Toadfish

Additional scientific names

Tetrodon lagocephalus stellatus, Takifugu stellatus, Tetraodon stellatus

Origin[edit | edit source]

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Southeast Atlantic: south coast of South Africa.

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