Arothron stellatus, blackspotted puffer, Star blaasop, Star puffer, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Arothron stellatus, blackspotted puffer, Star blaasop, Star puffer, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Arothron stellatus

Arothron stellatus Description

Body covered with prickles. Dorsal spines: 0; dorsal soft rays: 10 to 12; anal spines: 0; anal soft rays: 10 or 11. Juveniles with dark stripes on belly, becoming spots with growth; adults with or without spots on fin.

Arothron stellatus Common Names

  • blackspotted puffer, Star blaasop, Star puffer

Arothron stellatus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Arothron stellatus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Arothron stellatus species belongs to.

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Arothron stellatus, marine species closely related

Arothron stellatus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Arothron stellatus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Arothron stellatus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Arothron stellatus are marked in green.

Arothron stellatus, geographic distribution

Where is Arothron stellatus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Arothron stellatus can be found.

Arothron stellatus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Arothron stellatus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Arothron stellatus.