Striped Burrfish Chilomycterus schoepfi

Striped Burrfish
Striped Burrfish
Striped Burrfish
Burrfish are boxfish, related to pufferfish. Their spines stay erect (unlike porcupine puffers) and they are able to inflate their bodies when threatened. The Striped Burrfish is native to the western Atlantic mainly tropical and subtropics. They grow to 25cm long.