Taxon profile


Blackbar Triggerfish
Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Balistes aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758
Balistapus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rhineacanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Monacanthus cheverti Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Balistes heteracanthus Bleeker, 1859
Balistes ornatissimus Lesson, 1831

Other names

= Hawaiian Triggerfish
= Lagoon Humu
= Painted Trigger
= Picasso Fish

= Prickly Triggerfish
= White-banded Triggerfish
= White-barred Triggerfish


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5839]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23277]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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