Caption: Long-spine porcupine fish (Diodon holocanthus) hiding in a pink sponge at night. This fish is found worldwide in tropical regions, where it feeds on crustaceans and molluscs around reefs and shallow seabeds. It can inflate itself rapidly when threatened, forming a spiky ball that deters predators. Filmed in the Caribbean Sea.

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Porcupinefish hiding at night

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