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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  
          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:  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker, 1864) – pu'u ola'i, spotted toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster axiologus Whitley, 1931  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854) – roseband toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster callisterna (Ogilby, 1889)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster capistrata (Lowe, 1839)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster compressa (Marion de Procé, 1822)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster coronata (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster criobe Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2012  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster cyanetron Randall & Cea-Egańa, 1989  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster cyanospilota Randall, Williams & Rocha, 2008  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster epilampra (Jenkins, 1903)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster figueiredoi Moura & Castro, 2002  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster flavoreticulata Matsuura, 1986  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster inframacula Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster investigatoris (Annandale & Jenkins, 1910)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster jactator (Jenkins, 1901) – whitespotted toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster jamestyleri Moura & Castro, 2002 – goldface toby, Goldface Toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855) – honeycomb toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster leoparda Lubbock & Allen, 1979  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster margaritata (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster marquesensis Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster natalensis (Günther, 1870)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster ocellicincta Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster papua (Bleeker, 1848)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster petersii (Bianconi, 1854)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster punctata Matsuura, 1992  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870) – botete bonito, spotted sharpnose puffer, Spotted Sharpnose Puffer 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster pygmaea Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster rapaensis Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster rivulata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster rostrata (Bloch, 1786) – sharpnose puffer, tamboril narizón, tamborín narizón, Sharpnose Puffer 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster sanctaehelenae (Günther, 1870)  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster smithae Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster solandri (Richardson, 1845) – false-eye toby 
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster supramacula Moura & Castro, 2002  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster tyleri Allen & Randall, 1977  
                                           SpeciesCanthigaster 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   
  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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