Since its release in 2021, the masked singer phenomenon has taken the world by storm. With catchy songs and captivating visuals, the singer has captured the hearts of many. However, who is this masked singer? And what is her backstory? Read on to find out.
What is a Puffer Fish?
Puffer fish are a type of fish that can inflate their body to twice its normal size in order to escape danger. They use this ability to protect themselves from predators, as well as to store air in their bodies for when they need it.
Characteristics of a Puffer Fish
Puffers are a type of fish that are known for their ability to inflate themselves with air, or to “puff” up, in order to intimidate predators or foes. This behavior often leads to these fish being called pufferfish, from the Japanese word “pufu,” meaning “to blow.”
Puffers can vary in size from a few inches long to almost two feet long and can weigh up to six pounds. They have a broad head with small eyes and a long snout. Their body is smooth and their color can be black, brown, green, bluegreen or yellow. Some puffers have bright stripes on their sides or backs.
Puffers are found throughout the world’s oceans but are most common in tropical waters. They live on the bottom of the ocean floor where they feed on plankton and other small organisms.
Where is the Puffer Fish Found?
The puffer fish is found mostly in warm waters near the bottom of the ocean. It can be found in both salt and fresh water. The pufferfish has a large mouth that it can close very tightly to stop water from entering its mouth and as a result, it can inflate its stomach to twice its original size! This ability makes it difficult for predators to eat it.
Why are Puffers Fish So Dangerous?
Puffers are highly venomous fish and can deliver a powerful neurotoxin that can cause serious damage to both human and animal tissue. While pufferfish are not typically considered dangerous to humans, their venom is still capable of causing significant harm. Puffers are popular aquarium fish, but should only be kept by those who are familiar with the risks involved and have a willingness to address them.
How to Avoid Being Attacked by a Puffer Fish
Puffer fish are notoriously defensive and attack when they feel threatened. If you come into contact with a puffer fish in its natural habitat, it’s likely that the fish will defend itself by inflating its stomach and squirting water out of its mouth. If you’re unfortunate enough to be sprayed, avoid rubbing your eyes or face. Move quickly away from the fish and give it plenty of space to calm down.
As we wait to find out who will be singing on masked singer 2021, it seems everyone is theorizing about who that could be. Some people think it’s Ariana Grande, others believe it could be Justin Bieber, and still others are convinced that the puffer fish is the star of the show! Who knows – maybe one day we’ll get a definitive answer as to who will be gracing our screens this year. In the meantime, enjoy guessing!