Taxon profile


Pink-tail Trigger
Melichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)

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

Scientific synonyms

Balistes erythropterus (Fowler, 1946)
Balistes vidua Richardson, 1845
Balistes vidua kamoharai Abe, 1958
Melichthys nycteris (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)
Oncobalistes erythropterus Fowler, 1946
Pachynathus nycteris Jordan & Evermann, 1903

Other names

= Pinktail Triggerfish


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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5838]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/16164]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Melichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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