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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159486

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 editorXanthichthys (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthichthys Kaup, 1856
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes cicatricosus Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes curassavicus Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes elongatus Hollard, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes heckeli Müller, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes nitidus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes notatus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ringens Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum triggerfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcocuyo  [details]
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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 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 (6 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
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: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159486
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Xanthichthys ringens (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=159486 on 2014-04-19
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