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 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)
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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