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  • Spanish
    • Peces erizo, globo, cofre y parientes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 魨形目
  • Scientific Names
    • Tetraodontiformes
  • English
    • Puffers and Filefishes

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Tetraodontiformes."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Finescale triggerfish Balistes polylepis

Observer

parquenacional

Date

August 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Map Puffer Arothron mappa

Date

July 28, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Pict0142

What

Bluetail Trunkfish Ostracion cyanurus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 14, 2015 10:45 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Trunkfish Lactophrys bicaudalis

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sharpnose Puffer Canthigaster rostrata

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

August 27, 2015 02:38 PM HKT

Description

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-edged Puffer Arothron immaculatus

Observer

csavy

Date

January 18, 2015 12:00 AM EST

Description

Fontao Wreck

Photos / Sounds

P8110240

What

Stone Triggerfish Pseudobalistes naufragium

Observer

davidr

Date

August 11, 2015 05:43 AM HST

Description

Blunthead triggerfish (Pseudobalistes naufragium)

Photos / Sounds

Pict0066

What

Picasso Triggerfish Rhinecanthus assasi

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 13, 2015 09:30 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Finescale triggerfish Balistes polylepis

Observer

parquenacional

Date

August 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffers and Filefishes Order Tetraodontiformes

Observer

trc_alison

Date

August 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

P8220227

What

Spotted Boxfish Ostracion meleagris

Observer

davidr

Date

August 22, 2015 04:24 AM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Tetraodontiformes are an order of highly derived ray-finned fish, also called the Plectognathi. Sometimes these are classified as a suborder of the Perciformes. The Tetraodontiformes are represented by 10 families and about 360 species overall; most are marine and dwell in and around tropical coral reefs, but a few species are found in freshwater streams and estuaries. They have no close relatives, and descend from a line of coral-dwelling species that emerged around 40 million...

No range data available.