Clown Triggerfish

Clown Triggerfish

Clown Triggerfish Also known as the bigspotted triggerfish, Clown Triggerfish (a member of the Balistidae family) are demersal marine fish commonly found on reefs in the Indo-Pacific. While not exactly shy of snorkelers they will retreat if you get too close. Distinguishing Features With its dramatic colouration, you won’t miss the clown triggerfish. Although mostly black, the bottom half of its body and belly is covered with white spots, reminiscent of leopard Read More …

Triggerfish Facts

triggerfish Similan Islands

Triggerfish Triggerfish (family Balistidae) are large reef fish with oval bodies. They are common on Thai reefs and have a reputation for being aggressive. This reputation comes from the territorial nature of the male Titan triggerfish who guard their nesting grounds from reef level up to the surface and will charge scuba divers and snorkelers who they feel threatened by. Triggerfish have sizable teeth and can easily drawn blood. You can Read More …