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Tetraodontiformes

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei

Scientific synonyms

Plectognathi

Images

Oxymonacanthus longirostris - Beaked Leatherjacket

Oxymonacanthus longirostris - Beaked Leatherjacket

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Mola mola - Giant Sunfish

Mola mola - Giant Sunfish

Author: NOAA

Diodon holocanthus - Long-spine Porcupinefish

Diodon holocanthus - Long-spine Porcupinefish

Author: Ed Enns

Tetraodontiformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Tetraodontiformes

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tetrodotoxin

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

family Triacanthodidae Th.N. Gill, 1862 - spikefishes
family Triacanthidae Bleeker, 1859 - triplespines
family Balistidae Rafinesque, 1810 - triggerfishes
family Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843 - filefishes
family Ostraciidae Rafinesque, 1810 - boxfishes
family Triodontidae Bleeker, 1859 - threetooth puffers
family Tetraodontidae Bonaparte, 1831 - puffers
family Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1837 - porcupinefishes and burrfishes
family Molidae Ranzani, 1839 - molas or ocean sunfishes
family Aracanidae

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/57]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Tetraodontiformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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