Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: porcupine fish

About Belize, Belize Travel Tips »

[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Belize Barrier Reef’s Porcupine Fish!!!

Porcupine fish, is also known as “spotted spiny puffer,” and there are approximately 15 species. They have a round, elongated body, large at the head, gradually becoming thin at the tail. Their top body coloration is olive to brown black with a white belly. There are small, dark spots all over their body and fins. they grow 3-19 inches depending on the species.