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Canthigaster Swainson, 1839

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: 35

species Canthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker, 1865) - Ambon Toby
species Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854) - Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer

Canthigaster bennetti - Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer

species Canthigaster callisterna (Ogilby, 1889) - Clown Toado
species Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe, 1839) - Macaronesian Sharpnose-puffer
species Canthigaster compressa (Marion de Procé, 1822) - Compressed Toby
species Canthigaster coronata (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) - Crown Toby
species Canthigaster criobe Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2012 - Striped toby
species Canthigaster cyanetron Randall & Cea Egaña, 1989
species Canthigaster cyanospilota Randall, Williams & Rocha, 2008
species Canthigaster epilampra (Jenkins, 1903) - Bluespotted Goby
species Canthigaster figueiredoi Moura & Castro, 2002
species Canthigaster flavoreticulata Matsuura, 1986
species Canthigaster inframacula Allen & Randall, 1977
species Canthigaster investigatoris (Annandale & Jenkins, 1910)
species Canthigaster jactator (Jenkins, 1901) - Hawaiian Whitespotted Toby
species Canthigaster jamestyleri Moura & Castro, 2002
species Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855) - Honeycomb Toby
species Canthigaster leoparda Lubbock & Allen, 1979 - Leopard Sharpnose Puffer
species Canthigaster margaritata (Rüppell, 1829)

Canthigaster margaritata

species Canthigaster marquesensis Allen & Randall, 1977
species Canthigaster natalensis (Günther, 1870) - Natal Toby
species Canthigaster ocellicincta Allen & Randall, 1977
species Canthigaster papua (Bleeker, 1848) - Papuan Toby

Canthigaster papua - Papuan Toby

species Canthigaster punctata Matsuura, 1992
species Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870)
species Canthigaster pygmaea Allen & Randall, 1977 - Pygmy Toby
species Canthigaster rapaensis Allen & Randall, 1977
species Canthigaster rivulata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) - Brown-lined Puffer
species Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch, 1786) - Caribbean Sharpnose-puffer

Canthigaster rostrata - Caribbean Sharpnose-puffer

species Canthigaster sanctaehelenae (Günther, 1870) - Bastard Hogfish
species Canthigaster smithae Allen & Randall, 1977 - Bicolored Toby
species Canthigaster solandri (Richardson, 1845) - False-eye Toby

Canthigaster solandri - False-eye Toby

species Canthigaster supramacula Moura & Castro, 2002 - West African Sharpnose-puffer
species Canthigaster tyleri Allen & Randall, 1977 - Tyler's Toby
species Canthigaster valentini (Bleeker, 1853) - Banded Toby

Canthigaster valentini - Banded Toby


Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/766]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Canthigaster Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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