Definitions

rippled

Blue or rippled triggerfish

The blue triggerfish or rippled triggerfish, Pseudobalistes fuscus, is a brilliant blue colour. This fish is known for its aggressiveness and many divers choose to stay away from them, as they bite often.

Range

Tropical Indo-Pacific, Red Sea.

Habitat

Coastal waters, shallows in the open, 3-50 metres (10-165 feet)

Size

55 centimetres (22 inches)

Diet

The blue triggerfish, like most other triggerfish, eats shellfish, small crustaceans, and other bottom-dwelling invertebrae.

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