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Sphoeroides pachygaster  (Müller & Troschel in Schomburgk, 1848)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173298

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sphoeroides cutaneus (Günther, 1870)
 
    Liosaccus aerobaticus Whitley, 1928
 
    Tetrodon pachygaster Müller & Troschel in Schomburgk, 1848
 
    Thecapteryx lioderma Fowler, 1948
 
    Spheroides dubius von Bonde, 1923
 
    Tetrodon cutaneus Günther, 1870
 
  Common Name(s): blunthead puffer [English]
 
    botete chato [Spanish]
 
    Blunthead Puffer [English]
 
    sphéroïde trogne [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderTetraodontiformes  – leatherjackets, cowfishes, filefishes, puffers, triggerfishes, trunkfishes, balistes, poissons-coffres, poissons-globes  
                               SuborderTetraodontoidei  – puffers, porcupinefishes, tétrodons  
                                  FamilyTetraodontidae  – toadfishes, rabbitfishes, puffers, blowfishes, globefishes, swellfishes, botetes, sphéroïdes  
                                     SubfamilyTetraodontinae   
                                        GenusSphoeroides Anonymous [Lacepède], 1798 – swellfishes, common puffers  
                                           SpeciesSphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel in Schomburgk, 1848) – blunthead puffer, botete chato, Blunthead Puffer, sphéroïde trogne  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoese, H. Dickson, Richard H. Moore, and V. Farley Sonnier  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico: Texas, Louisiana, and adjacent waters   
  Page(s): xv + 327   
  Publisher: Texas A & M University Press   
  Publication Place: College Station, TX, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-89096-027-5   
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  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster, blunthead puffer [English], botete chato [Spanish]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Page, L. M., H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Seventh Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 34   
  Page(s): 243   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-934874-318   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster, Blunthead Puffer [English], botete chato [Spanish], sphéroïde trogne [French]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphoeroides pachygaster   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    East Pacific  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
 

 

   

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