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Dusky Flathead, Platycephalus fuscus
Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish
(Arothron hispidus)
The Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish is one of the many pufferfish we have at Julian Rocks. When threatened it can inflate itself and becomes even less mobile.
Its skin and internal organs contain a potent and potentially deadly (to humans and other terrestrial animals) toxin called Tetradotoxin