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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Tetraodontiformes (order)  »  Balistidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 465750 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Balistes punctatus   Gmelin, 1789

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 465 Balistidae (Triggerfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Bluespotted triggerfish
Organism Type: a triggerfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 37 465911     Balistes spp.
Taxon Notes:Atlantic species, added to CAAB for inter-ocean comparisons

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Eschmeyer, W., Catalog of Fishes - online version. . Available at http:
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