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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 219876

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes conspicillum Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes conspicillum Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides conspicillium (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Source  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2015). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclown triggerfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 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 (18 nucleotides; 39 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlien species This is tropical Indo-West Pacific. The species is naturally distributed from East Africa through Indonesia to Samoa, and from southern Japan to New Caledonia [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal Likely Aquarium release [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in clear seaward reefs adjacent to steep drop offs. Uncommon to rare throughout most of its range. Diet consists of sea urchins, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks, and tunicates (Ref. 9770). Marketed fresh, but of minor importance to fisheries (Ref. 9770). Among the most highly prized aquarium fishes (Ref. 1602). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219876
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. (2015). Balistoides conspicillum. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219876 on 2015-09-05
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