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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 219875

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 editorBalistoides (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes nigromarginatus (Tanaka, 1908)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes viridescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides veridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachynathus nigromarginatus Tanaka, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobalistes viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortitan triggerfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDissonus heronensis Kabata, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps litus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (18 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 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; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Feeds on sea urchins, coral, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks and tube worms. The largest triggerfish; females when guarding their nest have been reported to attack divers (Ref. 2334). In Japan, eggs were noted on rock surfaces during the summer months (Ref. 637). Also caught with drive-in nets. Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 9770). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219875
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Balistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). 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=219875 on 2014-10-22
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