Butterflyfish - Preservation Puzzle
This butterflyfish is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand but big enough to provide hours of puzzle fun and imaginative play! Realistic 17-piece 3D puzzle model features museum quality fine detailed sculpturing and is hand painted. Approximately 3" high and packed in a gift box which includes details about the fish's scientific name, habitat, and diet.
The butterflyfish depicted in this puzzle is the Copperband Butterflyfish. The dark spot on the back of its dorsal fin is called a false eyespot. It confuses predators by making them look larger than they really are. They arefound in REEF's Central Indo-Pacific (CIP) region.
REEF Preservation Puzzles are iconic marine species from REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project regions. These marine creatures highlight the diversity of ocean ecosystems and encourage understanding and respect for marine life. We hope they inspire you to join REEF and learn more about the marine environment. For ages 6+
Collect the whole Preservation Puzzle series - great gifts for the futute marine biologist! Purchase any 3 Preservation Puzzles for $20!