Taxon profile


Balistes Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Balistidae - triggerfishes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789 - Filefish

Balistes capriscus - Filefish

species Balistes ellioti Day, 1889 - Elliot's Filefish
species Balistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876 - Finescale Triggerfish
species Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789 - Bluespotted Triggerfish
species Balistes rotundatus Marion de Procé, 1822
species Balistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758 - Ol'wife

Balistes vetula - Ol'wife

species Balistes willughbeii Lay & Bennett, 1839

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/498]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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