Narrow-lined puffer

Salinity: Saltwater PH: 7. Temperature: 74-80F Maximum Size: 12 inches Minimum Tank: 100 Gallons Activity: Hunter/seeker Lifespan: 10 years Breeding: Unknown Gender: No sexual dimorphism

The Narrow-lined puffer lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 2 - 20 m environment.

The narrow-lined puffer, Arothron manilensis, is a puffer of the family Tetraodontidae, found in the western Pacific, Borneo, the Philippines, and northwest Australia to Samoa, northward to the Ryukyu Islands in Japan, southward to New South Wales in Australia and Tonga. More

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Original File Name: Narrow-lined Puffer (Arothron manilensis) pufferfish. More

The Narrow-lined Puffer is best suited for a large fish-only tank with larger tank mates. Feed them a diet of frozen shrimp, squid, and snails (shells on, to keep their teeth from over-growing). More

The fish are a Pinktail trigger, a narrow-lined puffer (Arothron manilensis) OR dogface; both are cute, and the last is the fuzzy dwarf lionfish that's just too... fuzzy to resist. More

* Narrow-lined puffer, Arothron manilensis (de Proc�, 1822) * Blackspotted puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) * Reticulated puffer, Arothron reticularis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) * Star puffer, More

Common names

Butete in Tagalog
Butiti in Tagbanwa Calamian
kalavo ni vutia in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Lesh in Austronesian (Other)
Lesh in Carolinian
Manilakugelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Narrow-lined puffer in English
Narrow-lined pufferfish in English
Narrowlined toadfish in English
striped puffer in English
Suji-moyôfugu in Japanese (日本語)
Viirupallokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
線紋叉鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese
线纹叉鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律宾叉鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律賓叉鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Arothron
Species : Arothron manilensis
Authority : Marion de Proc