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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTriodontidae 
AphiaID: 154173

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
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthree-toothed puffer  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriodon Cuvier, 1829
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 Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Jaws bearing 3 fused teeth. A median suture in upper jaw. Pelvis present. Anal fin rays usually 11. Dorsal fin rays usually 11. Some specimens reportedly with a spiny dorsal of 1 or 2 rays. Ribs and epipleurals present. Caudal fin deeply forked. Principal caudal fin rays 12; procurrent rays numerous. About 48 cm maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154173
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2005-04-18 08:19:08Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Triodontidae. 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=154173 on 2014-10-22
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