Taxon profile


Blue Finned Triggerfish
Balistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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

Scientific synonyms

Balistes viridescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Pseudobalistes viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Balistes brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Pachynathus nigromarginatus Tanaka, 1908
Balistes nigromarginatus (Tanaka, 1908)

Other names

= Blue-finned Triggerfish
= Bluefin Filefish
= Bluefin Triggerfish
= Dotty Triggerfish
= Moustache Triggerfish
= Mustache Triggerfish
= Titan Triggerfish



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6026]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2879]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Balistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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