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Pao baileyi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Family  Tetraodontidae
Scientific name  Tetraodon baileyi
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Tetraodontiformes
Genus  Pao
Higher classification  Tetraodon
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Similar  Pufferfish, Tetraodon, Pao suvattii, Pao abei, Pao palembangensis

Pao baileyi, the Hairy puffer, is a species of pufferfish usually found in the rocky habitats, including rapids, of the Mekong mainstream and its larger tropical freshwater tributaries.

Characteristics

P. baileyi grows to around 12 centimetres (4.7 in) SL and can be identified by sparse, or dense, coverage of epidermal outgrowths or cirri on the head and body. The cirri tend to be more profuse in the juvenile state, becoming reduced or non-existent at higher ages. The abdomen is usually golden or orange, with no other markings. Like other pufferfish P. baileyi is scaleless. it's known to be aggressive in aquarium.

References

Pao baileyi Wikipedia


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