Masked puffer [Arothron diadematus]

Maximum length 30cm, olive-green/ grey with a black mask over the eyes and pectoral fins, mouth has a black border. Usually solitary but schools during mating period. Some authors believe this to be a variation of the species Arothron nigropunctatus.

Associated with coral reefs, from surface to 20m depth. (text source: wikipedia)

Picture: Cozumel, Mexico by Sami Salmenkivi

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