Taxon profile


Gangetic Pufferfish
Chelonodontops patoca (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Scientific synonyms

Tetraodon patoca Hamilton, 1822
Tetrodon patoca Hamilton, 1822
Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)
Leiodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)
Chelondon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)
Tetrodon dissutidens Cantor, 1849
Tetrodon hartlaubii Bianconi, 1854
Tetraodon kappa Bleeker, 1852
Arothron kappa Bleeker, 1856
Chelonodon kappa (Bleeker, 1852)

Other names

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

Least Concern LC  as Chelonodon patoca

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

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.