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Sphoeroides pachygaster (Balloonfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family puffer fishes. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Individuals can grow to 40.5 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and iteroparous. They rely on anal and dorsal fin swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Balloonfish. View this species on GBIF