Taxon profile


Coral Butterfly
Tetraodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Tetraodon lineatus lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
Tetraodon lineatum Linnaeus, 1758
Crayracion fahaca (Hasselquist, 1762)
Tetraodon fahaka fahaka Hasselquist, 1762
Tetraodon fahaka Hasselquist, 1762
Tetraodon physa Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809
Tetraodon lineatus rudolfianus Deraniyagala, 1948
Tetraodon fahaka rudolfianus Deraniyagala, 1948
Tetrodon strigosus Bennett, 1834
Tetraodon lineatus strigosus Bennett, 1834

Other names

= Globe Fish
= Nile Puffer
= Puffer

Least Concern LC


Tetraodon lineatus - Coral Butterfly

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Tetraodon lineatus - Coral Butterfly

Author: Zdeněk Hyan

Tetraodon lineatus - Coral Butterfly

Author: Jo Kuyken

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