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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontidae 
AphiaID: 125612

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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpuffers  [details]
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taxa (72)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhynchotes Troschel, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuriglobus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarinotetraodon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonodon Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChonerhinos
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColomesus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorContusus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEphippion Bibron, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeroxodon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFugu
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGuentheridia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJavichthys
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagocephalus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarilyna
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotrete Bibron, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmegophora
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagocephalus Tyler & Paxton, 1979
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyspina
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReicheltia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakifugu Abe, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetractenos
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorquigener Whitley, 1930
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylerius Hardy, 1984
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenopterus

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiodon Swainson, 1839 (nomen dubium)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOvoides Anonymous, 1798 (nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanacanthus Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 (nomen nudum)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhinchotes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhynchotes Troschel, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhinchotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhynchotes Troschel, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhynchotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyrhynchotes Troschel, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchisomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanacanthe Bibron in Duméril, 1855 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanacanthus Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoesemanichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthogaster accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathigaster accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathingaster accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelondon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonodon Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonodontops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelonodon Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrayracion Bleeker (ex Klein), 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibolomycter accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibolomyctère accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichotomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichotomycterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichotomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobmycterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter Troschel (ex Bibron), 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumycterias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastrophysis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastrophysus Müller, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakifugu Abe, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastrophysus Müller, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakifugu Abe, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiconiatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEphippion Bibron, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKanduka accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeisomus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiosaccus Günther, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotreta accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotretus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleudranacanthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuranacanthus Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagocephalus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuranacanthus Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagocephalus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilonotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeroides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheroides Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoerodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotaxis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakyfugu accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakifugu Abe, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecapteryx accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorguigener accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorquigener Whitley, 1930
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropidichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthigaster Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUranostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheroides Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphoeroides Anonymous, 1798
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly marine. Many going into and inhabiting brackish and freshwater. Distribution: tropical and subtropical areas of Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Naked or with short prickles in belly. Jaw teeth fused but separated by a median suture in each jaw, giving rise to 4 fused teeth. Opposite dentaries and premaxillaries separate at midline. Usually 7-18 dorsal soft rays. Anal soft rays usually 7-18. Ribs and epipleurals lacking. Moderately forked to rounded caudal fin. Principal caudal fin rays 10; procurrent rays lacking. Attains 90 cm maximum length. Some puffers contain tetraodotoxin, especially in the viscera; in the gonads of some during spawning season. European Community legislation prohibits trading with puffer fish products. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125612
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Tetraodontidae. 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=125612 on 2014-09-18
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