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Balloonfish
Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

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

Scientific synonyms

Liosaccus cutaneus (Günther, 1870)
Liosaccus pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848)
Sphaeroides cutaneus (Günther, 1870)
Spheroides dubius von Bonde, 1923
Sphoeroides cutaneus Günther, 1870
Sphoeroides pachgaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848)
Tetrodon cutaneus Günther, 1870
Tetrodon pachygaster Müller & Troschel, 1848
Thecapteryx lioderma Fowler, 1948

Other names

= Blunthead Blaasop
= Blunthead Puffer
= Bottlefish
= Puffer

IUCN category:Vulnerable
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25513]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4296]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [12103]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Liosaccus pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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