Taxon profile


Rough Triggerfish
Canthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Balistidae - triggerfishes »  genus Canthidermis

Scientific synonyms

Balistes adspersus Tschudi, 1846
Balistes americanus Gmelin, 1789
Balistes angulosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Balistes azureus Lesson, 1831
Balistes brevissimus Hollard, 1854
Balistes longissimus Hollard, 1854
Balistes longus Gronow, 1854
Balistes macropterus Walbaum, 1792
Balistes maculatus Bloch, 1786
Balistes melanopterus Cope, 1871

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4871]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Canthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4278]

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

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