Guineafowl Puffer (Arothron meleagri), Spotted Phase This is the Guineafowl Puffer (Arothron meleagris) in its spotted phase. It also goes through a yellow phase. Pufferfish are slow moving and can inflate their abdominal sacks with air or water, depending on their surroundings. Their body is specially shaped to allow a lot of expansion. Their skin is tough, has short spines, elastic and secretes toxic mucous. Dive/snorkel trip to Floreana. (Hugo's photo)
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