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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 127397

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes bellus Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes equestris Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula trinitatis Nichols & Murphy, 1914
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 329 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorqueen triggerfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcochino  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkralice cutre baligi  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula trinitatis Nichols & Murphy, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus balistae (Claus, 1864) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus suffuscus Wilson C.B., 1913 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax analogus Vervoort, 1969 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (33 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (178 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 38 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to southeastern Brazil [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127397
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Balistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758. 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=127397 on 2014-07-29
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