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family

triggerfishes
Balistidae

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

Images

Pseudobalistes fuscus - Blue or Rippled Triggerfish

Pseudobalistes fuscus - Blue or Rippled Triggerfish

Author: Milan Kořínek

Balistoides conspicillum - Bigspotted Triggerfish

Balistoides conspicillum - Bigspotted Triggerfish

Author: Milan Kořínek

Melichthys niger - Black Durgon

Melichthys niger - Black Durgon

Author: Milan Kořínek

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

genus Abalistes Jordan & Seale, 1906
genus Balistapus Tilesius, 1820
genus Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
genus Balistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
genus Canthidermis Swainson, 1839
genus Melichthys Swainson, 1839
genus Odonus Gistel, 1848
genus Pseudobalistes Bleeker, 1865
genus Rhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
genus Sufflamen Jordan, 1916
genus Xanthichthys Kaup, 1856
genus Xenobalistes Matsuura, 1981

Links and literature


Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
[Data retrieved on: 05 May 2007]

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