Tetraodon nigroviridis, 7.4 cm SL
(photo by Ukkrit Satapoomin)

Tetraodon nigroviridis
Marion de Procè, 1822
Spotted Green Puffer

D 12-14; A 10-12; P1 18-23.

Body posterior of eye compressed; covered by spinules. Lateral line distinct. Nasal organ a tentacle, at least distal half of which is divided into 2 flattened and broadened lobes. Color: body gray with rounded black dots. Size: 15 cm. Distribution: freshwater systems and brackish water in tropical Asia from Sri Lanka eastward to Indonesia, north to Vietnam. Remarks: toxic.