Queen Triggerfish

animals that start with Q: Queen Triggerfish

Queen Triggerfish

The Queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula) is commonly live in a reef especially in ruined reef tops, coral and grassy areas. They can be found in the Atlantic Ocean in depths of up to 20 meters.

There are spines on their backs and brown mark with blue lines on its head and fins. They have a special ability namely changing their color for adaptation to their surroundings.

Further, each of their eyes which can move independently ornamented the high part of their head. They have a small mouth with large, sturdy teeth. Queen triggerfish can grow up to 60 cm long. Their favorite prey is marine invertebrates.

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