Category:Puffer Fish (Freshwater)
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The majority of Pufferfish live in marine conditions, but some are freshwater, a few preferring brackish. These Puffers belong to the family belong to the family Tetraodontidae. The fish below are those which are found in fresh and brackish water.
Puffers are the second most poisonous vertebrate in the world. The family contains at least 121 species of puffers in 19 genera. They are most diverse in the tropics and relatively uncommon in the temperate zone and completely absent from cold waters. They are typically small to medium in size, although a few species can reach lengths of 99.1cm (39").They are also famous for begging for food when they learn to recognise their owners.
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