Taxon profile


Gangetic Pufferfish
Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Scientific synonyms

Arothron kappa Bleeker, 1856
Cheilichthys kappa (Bleeker, 1852)
Chelondon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)
Chelonodon kappa (Bleeker, 1852)
Leiodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)
Tetraodon kappa Bleeker, 1852
Tetraodon patoca Hamilton, 1822
Tetrodon dissutidens Cantor, 1849
Tetrodon patoca Hamilton, 1822

Other names

= Marbled Toado
= Marbled Toads
= Milk-spotted Toadfish
= Milkspotted Puffer
= Milkspotted Toadfish

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6610]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [172416]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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