Guinean Puffer Sphoeroides marmoratus

Guinean Puffer
Guinean Puffer
Guinean Puffer
The Guinean Puffer, despite its name, is native to much of the northeastern Atlantic coast line from France to Angola. It has other vernacular names including the Banded-tail Blowfish.
Guinean Puffer
Guinean Puffer
Guinean Puffer
It has large, frog-like eyes, tiny spikes on its body and grows to 20cm long. Like all pufferfish, it can inflate its body to over 3-4 times its size as a warning to predators and it contains a deadly toxin.