The Blowfish and the Balloonfish have actually normal shaped body, which can inflate them vigorously at risk. This pumps the water Puffers in a protrusion of the stomach and go up to the big round body of around sharp spines. This ball-like shape is their defense tactics when approaching an enemy. Here, they are almost to the impregnable fortress. Also the many fugu species which have it not necessary to inflate are among its genus. You are protected by Tetrodoxin, a deadly poison. Several milligrams is sufficient to kill a human within a few minutes.
Toxic fish what they are?
Toxic fish are among the cartilaginous fish, as well as under the bony fish. As a poisonous fish (according to estimates about 1200 species) are known, produce or accumulate toxins.
Active poison fish: These fish use that produced toxins make of them to fend off enemies or the prey. The transmission of the poison can be active on the teeth or spike. These include: (Chimaeras (Chimaeriformes), Bull Head shark (Heterodontus) and Stechrochenartige (Myliobatiformes).
The “true bony fishes (Teleostei)” species of frog fish (Batrachoididae) have poisonous spines that are: Weever (Trachinidae), Sky Watcher (uranoscopidae) and the rabbit fish (Siganidae). Sabre-toothed blenny (Nemophini) are equipped with fangs.
Passive poison fish
These fish produce toxins in certain organs or accumulate the toxins produced by other organisms through the food chain in their body. These fish come to be eaten on the table, the substances can cause fish poisoning. Toxic fish are passive: The pufferfish family (Tetraodontidae), the Porcupinefishes (Diodontidae) SOAP perches (Grammistini) and the box fishes (ostraciidae).
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