Sufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
Bluethroat triggerfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
 Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 2 - 20 m
 Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to the Gulf of Oman.
 Biology:  Inhabits open bottoms with scattered corals or rubble (Ref. 9710).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.11.96
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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