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Canthigaster  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173319

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Eumycterias Jenkins, 1901
    Psilonotus Swainson, 1839
    Rhynchote Bibron in Duméril, 1855
    Tropidichthys Bleeker, 1854
    Anosmius Müller, 1846
    Prilonotus Richardson, 1854
    Rhynchotes Troschel, 1856
    Lucubrapiscis Whitley, 1931
    Tetraodon (Anosmius) Peters, 1855
  Common Name(s): sharpnosed puffers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderTetraodontiformes  – leatherjackets, cowfishes, filefishes, puffers, triggerfishes, trunkfishes, balistes, poissons-coffres, poissons-globes  
                               SuborderTetraodontoidei  – puffers, porcupinefishes, tétrodons  
                                  FamilyTetraodontidae  – toadfishes, rabbitfishes, puffers, blowfishes, globefishes, swellfishes, botetes, sphéroďdes  
                                        GenusCanthigaster Swainson, 1839 – sharpnosed puffers  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Canthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker, 1864) – pu'u ola'i, spotted toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster axiologus Whitley, 1931  
                                           Species Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854) – roseband toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster callisterna (Ogilby, 1889)  
                                           Species Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe, 1839)  
                                           Species Canthigaster compressa (Marion de Procé, 1822)  
                                           Species Canthigaster coronata (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)  
                                           Species Canthigaster criobe Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2012  
                                           Species Canthigaster cyanetron Randall & Cea-Egańa, 1989  
                                           Species Canthigaster cyanospilota Randall, Williams & Rocha, 2008  
                                           Species Canthigaster epilampra (Jenkins, 1903)  
                                           Species Canthigaster figueiredoi Moura & Castro, 2002  
                                           Species Canthigaster flavoreticulata Matsuura, 1986  
                                           Species Canthigaster inframacula Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster investigatoris (Annandale & Jenkins, 1910)  
                                           Species Canthigaster jactator (Jenkins, 1901) – whitespotted toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster jamestyleri Moura & Castro, 2002 – goldface toby, Goldface Toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855) – honeycomb toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster leoparda Lubbock & Allen, 1979  
                                           Species Canthigaster margaritata (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                           Species Canthigaster marquesensis Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster natalensis (Günther, 1870)  
                                           Species Canthigaster ocellicincta Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster papua (Bleeker, 1848)  
                                           Species Canthigaster petersii (Bianconi, 1854)  
                                           Species Canthigaster punctata Matsuura, 1992  
                                           Species Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870) – botete bonito, spotted sharpnose puffer, Spotted Sharpnose Puffer 
                                           Species Canthigaster pygmaea Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster rapaensis Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster rivulata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)  
                                           Species Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch, 1786) – sharpnose puffer, tamboril narizón, tamborín narizón, Sharpnose Puffer 
                                           Species Canthigaster sanctaehelenae (Günther, 1870)  
                                           Species Canthigaster smithae Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster solandri (Richardson, 1845) – false-eye toby 
                                           Species Canthigaster supramacula Moura & Castro, 2002  
                                           Species Canthigaster tyleri Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           Species Canthigaster valentini (Bleeker, 1853) – saddled toby 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Canthigaster   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Canthigaster   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Canthigaster   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Canthigaster   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Canthigaster   

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