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BUNTAL

 

 

Family

Tetraodontidae

Local Name

Buntal

English Name

Puffer fish

Scientific Name

Tetraodon sp.

Morphology

Body oval and rounded in shape. Able to inflate the body until spherical when threatened. Can grow up to 10.0 centimetres

Biology

Mode of reproduction not known. Diet consists of insects and green vegetation.

Distribution

Not easily found in the lake.

Economic Importance

A good potential for the aquarium industry


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