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Related to spiny puffer: porcupine fish
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|Noun||1.||spiny puffer - puffers having rigid or erectile spines|
plectognath, plectognath fish - tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines
Diodon hystrix, porcupine fish, porcupinefish - spines become erect when the body is inflated; worldwide in warm waters
burrfish - any of several fishes having rigid flattened spines