Animal Update: Porcupinefish in Atlantic Coral Reef

Published April 17, 2015

A porcupinefish has been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit! 

porcupinefish

This species is known for its ability to inflate with water. While inflated, the fish is covered in protruding sharp spines. Porcupinefish can reach a maximum length of 3 feet and dine on a mix of sea urchins, gastropods and crustaceans! 

Stay tuned for more behind-the-scenes updates!

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