balloonfish

[buh-loon-fish]
noun, plural balloonfishes (especially collectively) balloonfish.
a porcupinefish, Diodon holacanthus, inhabiting tropical and subtropical waters.

Origin:
1825–35; balloon + fish

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It's a kind of puffer called the balloonfish, also called blowfish and globefish.
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