Taxon profile


Purple Puffer
Takifugu porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

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

Scientific synonyms

Fugu vermiculare porphyreum (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Fugu vermicularis porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Spheroides borealis Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Tetraodon porphyreus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850

Other names

= Namera-fugu

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26508]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Takifugu porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10303]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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