|size||Up to 50cm|
|locality||Coastal environments rich in invertebrate growth|
|behaviour||Solitary, often seen feeding on growth|
|range||Tropical and subtropical Indian and Pacific Oceans|
Identify as a pufferfish through lack of spines, paddle-like pectoral fins, posterior and anal fins. Slow ungainly swimmer. Named Star & Stripes after the spots on top and the stripes underneath.