Porcupine Fish Diodon hystrix Jack April 2008
Physical Features <ul><li>Size in eggs 2 mm </li></ul><ul><li>Juveniles 8 cm </li></ul><ul><li>Adults 32 in </li></ul><ul>...
Life in the Sunlight Zone <ul><li>Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic Oceans </li></ul><ul><li>Near equator, tropical </li></ul>...
Porcupine fish and its scales <ul><li>The porcupine fish uses its scales to protect itself. </li></ul><ul><li>The scales...
Porcupine fish facts and opinions <ul><li>Slow swimmer </li></ul><ul><li>Not many predators </li></ul><ul><li>Solitary </l...
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Porcupine Fish

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  • 1. Porcupine Fish Diodon hystrix Jack April 2008
  • 2. Physical Features <ul><li>Size in eggs 2 mm </li></ul><ul><li>Juveniles 8 cm </li></ul><ul><li>Adults 32 in </li></ul><ul><li>20 spines in rows around the fish </li></ul><ul><li>Air sac </li></ul>
  • 3. Life in the Sunlight Zone <ul><li>Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic Oceans </li></ul><ul><li>Near equator, tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Shallow, coastal water </li></ul><ul><li>It eats crab, urchins, snails, crustaceans. </li></ul><ul><li>2 teeth are fused into a hard beak to crack its prey. </li></ul>
  • 4. Porcupine fish and its scales <ul><li>The porcupine fish uses its scales to protect itself. </li></ul><ul><li>The scales have a long point. </li></ul><ul><li>Special design makes the scales point out when the fish inflates. </li></ul><ul><li>Poisonous flesh </li></ul>
  • 5. Porcupine fish facts and opinions <ul><li>Slow swimmer </li></ul><ul><li>Not many predators </li></ul><ul><li>Solitary </li></ul><ul><li>Nocturnal </li></ul><ul><li>I hope I will see a porcupine fish someday. </li></ul>

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