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genus

Melichthys Swainson, 1839

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

species Melichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973 - Indian Triggerfish
species Melichthys niger (Bloch, 1786) - Black Durgon

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species Melichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845) - Pink-tail Trigger

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2653]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Melichthys Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1329819]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Melichthys Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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