Papuan toby

Characteristics

Usually occurs singly, and may occur in pairs.

Description

  • Head, body and tail dark orange and covered with blue to green or white dots.
  • Area around snout is orange.
  • Blue to green or white lines on back, around eyes and around mouth.
  • Dorsal fin base with a blue-edged black spot.

Common Name: Papuan toby

Family Common Name: Pufferfishes

Scientific Name: Canthigaster papua___(Bleeker, 1848)

Maximum Length: 10 cm (Standard Length)