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Sharpnose puffer
Canthigaster rostrata
(Bloch, 1786)

Description:
Body with a pointed nose, dark olive brown on the back, white below. Blue line and dot markings over the head and body. Eyes brightly colored. Upper and lower border of tail base and fin black.
Size up to 12 cm.

Habitat:
Inhabit clear waters above coral reefs and reef flats, down to 30 m. Also in tide pools and seagrass beds. Diet consists mainly of sea grass and invertebrates.

Distribution:
Common to occasional Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Sharpnose puffer (Canthigaster rostrata)