10 Interesting Puffer Fish Facts

One of the most interesting puffer fish facts that you have probably recognize is the ability of the fish to transform the body like a ball. You have seen such ability on some movies or cartoons. In this post, I will show you more complete puffer fish facts. Here they are.

1.Fugu

The first point of puffer fish facts that you should know is about its term on Japan. Japanese people will call the puffer with the name of Fugu. Most people who live in Japan love to eat such fish. The toxic organ of this fish must be eliminated first in the preparation process. If you want to try it at home, you should be careful since if you cannot remove it completely the dishes can be fatal and deadly for you. In Japanese restaurant, the person who can serve this dish must have the license of Fugu Chef as the guarantee.

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Puffer fish facts: master of fugu dishes

 

2.Puffer fish ball

As I have stated before puffer fish can turn the body into a ball. The inflating body can occur for a couple of time. Mostly the original size of the body looks smaller than the inflating puffer fish.

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Puffer fish facts: baby puffer fish

 

3.Bad swimmer

Not all of the fish that you see on the ocean is a great swimmer. One of the bad swimmers is the puffer fish. However, this animal has natural protection. When there is a predator approaching, it will inflate the body to activate the poisonous gallbladder.

 10 Interesting Puffer Fish Facts

Puffer fish facts: ball puffer fish

 

4.Spine of Puffer fish

There are several types of puffer fish on the ocean which have spine located on its skin. Compared to the spine found in predators, you may see that it is less vulnerable.

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Puffer fish facts: diver and puffer fish

 

5.Poisonous puffer fish

Even though there are many kinds of poisonous fish in the sea, you should never underestimate the ability of this fish to kill its enemy. This fish is considered as the deadliest one for the toxin produced can kill human beings.

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Puffer fish facts: freshwater puffer fish

 

6.Gallbladder

The most poisonous part of the puffer fish is called as gallbladder. The remedy and cure of this toxin is not known. Thus, you should be careful when you meet this creature on the ocean.

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Puffer fish facts: fugu dishes

 

7.A ball shape

One of the interesting points of puffer fish facts is that this fish has the ability to transform the shape of body like a ball. Such shape is occurred because of this fish consumes high level of water.

Puffer fish facts Gallbladder 10 Interesting Puffer Fish Facts

Puffer fish facts: Gallbladder

 

8.Species of puffer fish

Based on the puffer fish facts, I can say that this animal has 150 species spreading around the ocean of the world. In the fresh water, you can find more than 29 species of puffer fish.

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Puffer fish facts: porcupine fish puffer

 

9.Skin of puffer fish

If you touch the skin of a puffer fish, you will feel that it has rough and thick textures. Such skin is used by this animal as protection against the natural predator on the habitat.

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Puffer fish facts: small puffer fish

 

10.Teeth of puffer fish

Puffer fish only has four teeth. All of them are available in the shape of a beak. This teeth are powerful, tough, and strong. They will be used to crack and crash the mussels and clams.

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Puffer fish facts: swimming puffer fish

 

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