Taxon profile


Bluespotted Triggerfish
Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789

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

Scientific synonyms

Balsistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
Balistes ciliaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Balistes dichrostigma Duméril, 1861
Balistes guttatus Walbaum, 1792
Balistes liberiensis Steindachner, 1867
Balistes radiata Bowdich, 1825

Vulnerable VU

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4931]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2874]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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