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Dog-faced Puffer hovering over the reef

Dog-faced Puffer hovering over the reef
£8.95
Photo posters, canvas prints of reef fish pictures. Dog-faced Puffer hovering over a reef strewn with barnacles and coral formations, displaying the dog like profile from which its common name is derived. Puffers generally are less active during the daylight hours, hunting mostly at night, swimming slowly over the seabed or along the reef edge. However, they can make up for their slow motion movement with unexpected bursts of speed.

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Individually crafted - we take pride in our unique collection of underwater photography. Our high quality photo prints featuring pictures of tropical fish are printed individually to order.

Dog-faced Puffer hovering over a reef strewn with barnacles and coral formations, displaying the dog like profile from which its common name is derived. Puffers often find places to sleep during the day, often in coral nooks, or on sandy seabeds. They generally are less active during the daylight hours, hunting mostly at night, swimming slowly over the seabed or along the reef edge. However, they can make up for their slow motion movement with unexpected bursts of speed. If still endangered, they have a multitude of natural defenses including spines all over their bodies and the ability to intake water and double their size, hence the common name Puffer.

Dog-faced Puffer Facts
Other names: Blackspotted Puffer
Scientific name: Arothron nigropunctatus
Family: Tetraodontidae (Puffers)
Max. size: 33 cm
Depth: 3 - 25 metres
Diet: Corals (usually Acropora), crustaceans, mollusks, sponges, tunicates, algae
Habitat: Food rich coastal reefs, outer reef crests and slopes
Distribution: East Africa to Micronesia and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales.
Conservation: Not evaluated 

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Canvas Prints

Stunning, high quality canvas prints on lightly textured poly/cotton canvas. Our prints are hand framed using gallery style (38mm deep) redwood pine bars. They are shipped ready to hang, complete with wall hanger.

Despatched in 2-3 days.

Photo Posters

High resolution prints with vibrant colours and fade resistant ink technology. Our posters are printed on premium quality photo poster paper.

Despatched next working day.

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