Clown Triggerfish Balistoides conspicillum

Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
The Clown Triggerfish is native to reefs of the Indian and western Pacific Oceans.It's name is derived from its clown-like markings.
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
It is also called the Big-spotted Triggerfish and can grow to some 50 cm long. It has sharp teeth.
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
They are solitary and territorial and will raise their long black first dorsal fin like a shark to threaten enemies.
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
Diet is varied including crustaceans, molluscs, echinoderms and worms.