What do triggerfish look like?
Correspondingly, are triggerfish good to eat?
Good Hunting, Good Eating Triggerfish might be tricky to catch, but the fight is well worth it. These fish are some of the tastiest you'll ever try. Once you crack through the skin, their meat is very soft and firm. To fillet a Triggerfish, don't even bother trying to cut it open from the side.
Likewise, why do they call it a triggerfish? Triggerfish get their name from two moveable spines on top of the fish. When the larger forward spine is upright, the smaller one behind it (the trigger) can drop down, securing the first in place.
Similarly, you may ask, is triggerfish poisonous?
If you are a victim of a triggerfish bite, don't panic, says Doc Vikingo, a frequent Undercurrent contributor. "They are not venomous, nor do they carry any unusual marine pathogens.
How many types of triggerfish are there?