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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae Triggerfishes

Genus: Pseudobalistes

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
[Yellowmargin triggerfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Pseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudobalistes fuscus
[Yellow-spotted triggerfish]

Photo by IGFA

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Pseudobalistes naufragium (Jordan & Starks, 1895)

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Pseudobalistes naufragium
[Stone triggerfish]
3 Species of Family Balistidae with Genus Pseudobalistes
(Triggerfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus Yellowmargin triggerfish Indo-Pacific 60 TL
1801 Pseudobalistes fuscus Yellow-spotted triggerfish Indo-Pacific 55 TL
1895 Pseudobalistes naufragium Stone triggerfish Eastern Pacific 100 TL



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