Bandtail puffer, Sphoeroides spengleri, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes. It can grow to a length of about 30 cm and is common in the Caribbean and observed from Massachusetts, USA in the north to Santa Catarina, Brazil in the south. .
Saxitoxin Puffer Fish Poisoning in the United States, with the First Report of Pyrodinium Bahamense as the Putative Toxin Source
Oct 01, 2006; BACKGROUND: From January 2002 to May 2004, 28 puffer fish poisoning (PFP) cases in Florida, New Jersey, Virginia, and New York...