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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae 
AphiaID: 125607

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortriggerfishes  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravtrekkerfiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravtrekkerfiskfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortryckarfiskar  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes Jordan & Seale, 1906
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes filamentosus Matsuura & Yoshino, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellatus (Anonymous, 1798)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellairs (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus Tilesius, 1820
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulates (Park, 1797) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ellioti Day, 1889
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes polylepis rubicundus de Buen, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes rotundatus Marion de Procé, 1822
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula trinitatis Nichols & Murphy, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes willughbeii Lay & Bennett, 1839
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes aculeatus viridis Bennett, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes adspersus Tschudi, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes albicaudatus Rüppell, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes americanus Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes angulosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes asperrimus Cope, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes assasi Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes aurantiacus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes auromarginatus Bennett, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes australis Donovan, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeuschenia australis (Donovan, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ayraud Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNelusetta ayraud (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes azureus Lesson, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes bellus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes biaculeatus Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriacanthus biaculeatus (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes brevissimus Hollard, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes buniva Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes bursa Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen bursa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes caerulescens Rüppell, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capistratus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes chinensis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes chrysopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes cicatricosus Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ciliaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes cinereus Bonnaterre, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus cinereus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes conspicillum Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes curassavicus Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes cuspicauda Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes dichrostigma Duméril, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes echarpe Anonymous, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes elongatus Hollard, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes equestris Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes erythrodon Günther, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus niger (Rüppell, 1836)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes erythropterus (Fowler, 1946) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes flavimarginatus Rüppell, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes fraenatus Latreille, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes freycineti Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeuschenia freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes fuscolineatus Seale, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes fuscus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes granulata White, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScobinichthys granulatus (White, 1790)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes granulosus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes guttatus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes heckeli Müller, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes heteracanthus Bleeker, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes hippocrepis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeuschenia hippocrepis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes hispidus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes hispidus longirostris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes jacksonianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachaluteres jacksonianus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes japonicus Tilesius, 1809 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamonacanthus japonicus (Tilesius, 1809)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes kib Montrouzier, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes kibitar Montrouzier, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes laevis Bloch, 1795 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes liberiensis Steindachner, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes lima Bennett, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys lima (Bennett, 1832)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes lineatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes lineopunctatus Hollard, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys lineopunctatus (Hollard, 1854)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes liturosus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes longissimus Hollard, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes longus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes macrolepis Boulenger, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis macrolepis (Boulenger, 1888)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes macrops Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes macropterus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes maculatus Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes melanopterus Cope, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes mento Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes minimum Thiollière, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes minor Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes moribundus Cope, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes munumum Montrouzier, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes mylii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes naufragium Jordan & Starks, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes naufragium (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes niger Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes nigromarginatus (Tanaka, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes nitidus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes notatus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes oculatus Gray, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ornatissimus Lesson, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ornatus Proce, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes penicilligerus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodermis penicilligerus (Cuvier, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes phaleratus Richardson, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes piceus Poey, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes porcatus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes powellii Cope, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes radiata Bowdich, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes radula Solander, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes rectangulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ringens Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ringens Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes rivulatus Rüppell, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes rufus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes sandwichiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCantherhines sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scaber Forster, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeuschenia scaber (Forster, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes schoepfii Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scolopax Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroramphosus scolopax (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scopas Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmanses scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scripta Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scriptus Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes senticosus Richardson, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes serraticornis Fréminville, 1813 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes sillone Le Danois, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes sobaco Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes spilomelanurus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaluteres spilomelanurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes stellaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes stellatus Anonymous, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellatus (Anonymous, 1798)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes sufflamen Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes tomentosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcreichthys tomentosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes um Montrouzier, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes undulatus Park, 1797 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vachellii Richardson, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes verres Gilbert & Starks, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen verres (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes verrucosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes verrucosus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vidua Richardson, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vidua kamoharai Abe, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes viridescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillium (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides veridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis macrolepis (Boulenger, 1888)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis longirostris Tortonese, 1956 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculatus (Bloch, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis rotundatus (Marion de Procé, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes rotundatus Marion de Procé, 1822
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis senticosus (Richardson, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis villosus Fedoryako, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis macrolepis (Boulenger, 1888)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis viola Herre, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis willughbeii (Lay & Bennett, 1839) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes willughbeii Lay & Bennett, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys bispinosus Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys nycteris (Jordan & Evermann, 1903) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys piceus (Poey, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys radula (Solander, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys ringens (Osbeck, 1765) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus Gistel, 1848
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus niger (Rüppell, 1836)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus erythrodon (Günther, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus niger (Rüppell, 1836)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes Bleeker, 1866
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes naufragium (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes flavomarginatus (Rüppell, 1829) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes polylepis (Steindachner, 1876) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus abyssus Matsuura & Shiobara, 1989
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus cinereus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus lunula Randall & Steene, 1983
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assai (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assasia (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus echarpe (Anonymous, 1798) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus retangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucasus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen Jordan, 1916
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen bursa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen verres (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudatus (Rüppell, 1829) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudus (Rüppell, 1829) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen capistratus (Shaw, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysoptera (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatus (Latreille, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen freanatus (Latreille, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen frenatus (Latreille, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen fraenatum (Latreille, 1804)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys Kaup, 1856
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys lima (Bennett, 1832)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys lineopunctatus (Hollard, 1854)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys caeuleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys careuleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys gotonis Tanaka, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys purus Tanaka, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys surcatus de Buen, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenobalistes Matsuura, 1981
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenobalistes tumidipectoris Matsuura, 1981
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenobalistes punctatus Heemstra & Smith, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall, Matsuura & Zama, 1978

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistopus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus Tilesius, 1820
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistopus undulatus (Park, 1797) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus undulatus (Park, 1797)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalsistes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalsistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibalistes Fraser-Brunner, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen Jordan, 1916
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibalistes bursa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen bursa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibalistes chrysoptera (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibalistes chrysopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichtys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicthys niger (Bloch, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicthys radula (Solander, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematobalistes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematobalistes forcipatus (Gmelin, 1789) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncobalistes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncobalistes erythropterus Fowler, 1946 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachynathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSufflamen Jordan, 1916
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachynathus nigromarginatus Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachynathus nycteris Jordan & Evermann, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhineacanthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhineacanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhineacanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus Gistel, 1848
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodon niger Rüppell, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdonus niger (Rüppell, 1836)
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Usually compressed body. Pelvic fins fused to one spine. First dorsal spine with locking mechanism. With 12 principal rays in caudal fin. 18 vertebrae. Upper jaw non-protrusible. Upper jaw usually with four teeth in outer and three in the inner series on each premaxillary. Capable of rotating eyeballs independently. Triggerfish normally swim by undulating their second dorsal and anal fins, but will use their tail for rapid bursts. Most triggerfishes are solitary diurnal carnivores. They lay demersal eggs in a nest which is aggressively guarded by the female. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125607
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Balistidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125607 on 2014-10-21
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