Common Name: Map puffer
Other Common Names: Scribbled Pufferfish; Scribbled Toadfish
Distribution: Africa, Indian Ocean, and W. Pacific, Australia. Reefs.
Water Parameters: Temp: 23-26C (74-80F); pH 7.9-8.4
Max. Size: 26 inches (65cm)
Estimated Lifespan: Unknown. ~ 10 years?
Sexual Dimorphism: Unknown
Diet: Likely live and frozen foods (not fish), freeze-dried krill, frozen shrimp, squid, clams and other molluscs and crustaceans. Feeding and Diet article
Care: Not many details known, other than large tanks of at least 6ft in length are required. Have you kept this puffer? Please post details on our Encyclopedia Forum.
Minimum Tank Size: 250 US Gallons (1000 liters)
Links to Other Resources: A. mappa profile on Fishbase