Despite their somewhat silly appearance, the majority of pufferfish species are toxic and they are amongst the most poisonous vertebrates in the world. They are primarily found in tropical waters, although they are occasionally native to temperate zones as well.
- Scientific Name: Family Tetraodontidae (four-toothed pufferfishes), Family Diodontidae (two-toothed pufferfishes or porcupinefishes)
- Characteristics: Sculpted and painted by hand, this pufferfish figurine makes an exceptional gift for an aspiring marine biologist. There are over 100 species of pufferfish found around the globe – can you determine which species this one is?
- 9.5cm long
Age: 3 Years +