Globefish

Globefish

(Science: zoology) a plectognath fish of the genera diodon, Tetrodon, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form.

Synonym: porcupine fish, and sea hedgehog. See diodon.

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