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Ocean Triggerfish

An Ocean Triggerfish that was very interested in me. Most of the time they just turn tail and swim away. This one circled me several times before leaving.

 

Species Name: Canthidermis sufflamen

Common Name: Ocean triggerfish

Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

Order: Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes)

Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)

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Taken on October 18, 2010