Taxon profile


Tetraodontidae Bonaparte, 1831

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 31

genus Amblyrhynchotes Troschel, 1856
genus Arothron Müller, 1841
genus Auriglobus Kottelat, 1999
genus Canthigaster Swainson, 1839
genus Carinotetraodon Benl, 1957
genus Chelonodon Müller, 1841
genus Chelonodontops Smith, 1958
genus Chonerhinos Bleeker, 1854
genus Colomesus Gill, 1884
genus Contusus Whitley, 1947
genus Dichotomyctere Duméril, 1855
genus Ephippion Bibron, 1855
genus Feroxodon Su, Hardy & Tyler, 1986
genus Fugu Abe, 1952
genus Guentheridia Gilbert & Starks, 1904
genus Javichthys Hardy, 1985
genus Lagocephalus Swainson, 1839
genus Leiodon Swainson, 1839
genus Liosaccus Günther, 1870
genus Marilyna Hardy, 1982
genus Omegophora Whitley, 1934
genus Pao Kottelat, 2013
genus Pelagocephalus Tyler & Paxton, 1979
genus Polyspina Hardy, 1983
genus Reicheltia Hardy, 1982
genus Sphoeroides Lacépède, 1798
genus Takifugu Abe, 1949
genus Tetractenos Hardy, 1983
genus Tetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
genus Torquigener Whitley, 1930
genus Tylerius Hardy, 1984

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/451]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Tetraodontidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Tetraodontidae Bonaparte, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 11 March 2007]

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