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The blunthead puffer, Sphoeroides pachygaster (Muller and Troschel, 1848) (Pisces: Tetraodontidae) new to Nova Scotia and Canada.
(Dalhousie Printing Centre, 1985-12)
The puffers (Tetraodontidae) are small stout-bodied fishes which, when threatened, inflate a sac-like expansion of the gullet, dramatically expand their size and become spherical in shape. Two species, the oceanic puffer, ...