Distribution: from Eastern Africa to Southern Japan, Micronesia, Samoa and Australia.
Its coloration is variable and can be light-brown, grey, blue-grey or bright yellow, sometimes grey with a yellow belly.
In yellow coloration, may be confused with Arothron meleagris.
Absent from the Red Sea, where it is replaced by closely related Arothron diadematus.
at Vilamendhoo (Ari Atoll) © bruno56
at Lagon de la Saline (Réunion Island) © fabien
at Lagon de Saint-Leu (Réunion Island) © phildd
at Trou-aux-Biches (Mauritius) © anne
at Ile aux Bénitiers (Mauritius) © anne
at Embudu (Male Atolls) © manceau
at Lagon de la Saline (Réunion Island)
at Wakatobi Dive Resort (Indonesia) © nst56
at Pandan Island (Philippines) © manceau
at Sangat Island (Philippines) © manceau
at Norman Reef (Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef)
at Siladen Island (Indonesia)
at Lagon de l’Hermitage (Réunion Island) © tiffany4545
at Lagon de la Saline (Réunion Island) © tiffany4545
at Vilamendhoo (Ari Atoll) © dominique
at Lagon de l’Hermitage (Réunion Island)
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre (Réunion Island) © migloo974
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre (Réunion Island)
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