Golden Pufferfish or Guineafowl Puffer



The Golden Pufferfish or Guineafowl Puffer (Arothron Meleagris), is a Pufferfish from the Indo-Pacific, and Eastern Pacific. It is occasionally harvested for the aquarium trade. It reaches 19.6″ inches in length. Golden Pufferfish or Guineafowl Puffers have heavy rounded bodies that are uniformly black with numerous small white spots (Black Puffer or botete negro), bright yellow spots (Golden Puffer or botete dorado) or a mixture of the two morphologies with bright yellow spots and black patches. They have large blunt heads with short snouts and are equipped with a set of massive teeth. They have small and similarly shaped anal and dorsal fins that are well back on their body. Their caudal fin base is long and deep and their caudal fin is rounded. Their body is covered with small denticles that resemble coarse sandpaper. When the Golden Pufferfish or Guineafowl Puffer fish is scared or frightened, they inflate and make themselves larger, exposing the denticles.

Additional information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 19 × 13 × 9 in


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review. Protected by SiteLockVisa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Credit Cards Accepted.  PayPal Is The Payment Processor for

7 Day Return & Replacement Policy  Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Home  |  Saltwater Aquarium Fish  |  Freshwater Aquarium Fish  |  Invertebrates  |  Aquarium Supplies  |  In-Home Aquarium Maintenance  |  Contact Us

© 2024 Pete's Aquariums & Fish - All Rights Reserved. Designed by DiamondTech Website Design  |  Powered by DiamondTech Domain Web Hosting