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Sphoeroides Lacépède, 1798

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 22

species Sphoeroides andersonianus Morrow, 1957
species Sphoeroides angusticeps (Jenyns, 1842) - Narrow-headed Puffer
species Sphoeroides annulatus (Jenyns, 1842) - Bullseye Puffer
species Sphoeroides dorsalis Longley, 1934 - Marbled Puffer
species Sphoeroides georgemilleri Shipp, 1972
species Sphoeroides greeleyi (Gilbert, 1900) - Caribbean Puffer
species Sphoeroides kendalli Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
species Sphoeroides lispus Walker, 1996
species Sphoeroides lobatus (Steindachner, 1870) - Botete
species Sphoeroides maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Northern Puffer
species Sphoeroides marmoratus (Lowe, 1838)
species Sphoeroides nephelus (Goode & Bean, 1882)
species Sphoeroides nitidus Griffin, 1921
species Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848) - Balloonfish
species Sphoeroides parvus Shipp & Yerger, 1969 - Least Puffer
species Sphoeroides rosenblatti Bussing, 1996
species Sphoeroides sechurae Hildebrand, 1946 - Peruvian Puffer
species Sphoeroides spengleri (Bloch, 1785) - Bandtail Puffer
species Sphoeroides testudineus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Checkered Puffer
species Sphoeroides trichocephalus (Cope, 1870) - Pygmy Puffer
species Sphoeroides tyleri Shipp, 1972 - Bearded Puffer
species Sphoeroides yergeri Shipp, 1972

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4324]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Sphoeroides Lacepède, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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