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Balistes aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758 Rhinecanthus aculeatus Balistidae White-banded triggerfish
Balistes aculeatus viridis Bennett, 1828 Balistapus undulatus Balistidae Orange-lined triggerfish
Balistes adspersus Tschudi, 1846 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes albicaudatus Rüppell, 1829 Sufflamen albicaudatum Balistidae Bluethroat triggerfish
Balistes americanus Gmelin, 1789 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes angulosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes asperrimus Cope, 1871 Canthidermis sufflamen Balistidae Ocean triggerfish
Balistes assasi Forsskål, 1775 Rhinecanthus assasi Balistidae Picasso triggerfish
Balistes aurantiacus Mitchill, 1815 Aluterus schoepfii Monacanthidae Orange filefish
Balistes auromarginatus Bennett, 1832 Xanthichthys auromarginatus Balistidae Gilded triggerfish
Balistes australis Donovan, 1824 Meuschenia australis Monacanthidae Southern leatherjacket
Balistes ayraud Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Nelusetta ayraud Monacanthidae Chinaman-leatherjacket
Balistes azureus Lesson, 1831 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes bellus Walbaum, 1792 Balistes vetula Balistidae Queen triggerfish
Balistes biaculeatus Bloch, 1786 Triacanthus biaculeatus Triacanthidae Short-nosed tripodfish
Balistes brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Balistoides viridescens Balistidae Titan triggerfish
Balistes brevissimus Hollard, 1854 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes buniva Lacepède, 1803 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes bursa Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Sufflamen bursa Balistidae Boomerang triggerfish
Balistes caerulescens Rüppell, 1829 Pseudobalistes fuscus Balistidae Yellow-spotted triggerfish
Balistes capistratus Shaw, 1804 Sufflamen fraenatum Balistidae Masked triggerfish
Balistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes chinensis Osbeck, 1765 Monacanthus chinensis Monacanthidae Fan-bellied leatherjacket
Balistes chrysopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Sufflamen chrysopterum Balistidae Halfmoon triggerfish
Balistes cicatricosus Poey, 1860 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes ciliaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Balistes punctatus Balistidae Bluespotted triggerfish
Balistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818 Monacanthus ciliatus Monacanthidae Fringed filefish
Balistes cinereus Bonnaterre, 1788 Rhinecanthus cinereus Balistidae
Balistes conspicillum Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Balistoides conspicillum Balistidae Clown triggerfish
Balistes curassavicus Gmelin, 1789 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes cuspicauda Mitchill, 1818 Aluterus schoepfii Monacanthidae Orange filefish
Balistes echarpe Anonymous [Lacepède], 1798 Rhinecanthus rectangulus Balistidae Wedge-tail triggerfish
Balistes ellioti Day, 1889 Balistes ellioti Balistidae
Balistes elongatus Hollard, 1854 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes equestris Gronow, 1854 Balistes vetula Balistidae Queen triggerfish
Balistes erythrodon Günther, 1870 Odonus niger Balistidae Red-toothed triggerfish
Balistes erythropterus (Fowler, 1946) Melichthys vidua Balistidae Pinktail triggerfish
Balistes flavimarginatus Rüppell, 1829 Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus Balistidae Yellowmargin triggerfish
Balistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes fraenatus Latreille, 1804 Sufflamen fraenatum Balistidae Masked triggerfish
Balistes freycineti Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Meuschenia freycineti Monacanthidae Six-spined leatherjacket
Balistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes fuscolineatus Seale, 1901 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes fuscus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Pseudobalistes fuscus Balistidae Yellow-spotted triggerfish
Balistes granulata White, 1790 Scobinichthys granulatus Monacanthidae Rough leatherjackets
Balistes granulosus Gronow, 1854 Monacanthus chinensis Monacanthidae Fan-bellied leatherjacket
Balistes guttatus Walbaum, 1792 Balistes punctatus Balistidae Bluespotted triggerfish
Balistes heckelii Müller, 1865 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes heteracanthus Bleeker, 1859 Rhinecanthus aculeatus Balistidae White-banded triggerfish
Balistes hippocrepis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Meuschenia hippocrepis Monacanthidae Horse-shoe leatherjacket
Balistes hispidus Linnaeus, 1766 Stephanolepis hispidus Monacanthidae Planehead filefish
Balistes hispidus longirostris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Oxymonacanthus longirostris Monacanthidae Harlequin filefish
Balistes jacksonianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Brachaluteres jacksonianus Monacanthidae Pigmy leatherjacket
Balistes japonicus Tilesius, 1809 Paramonacanthus japonicus Monacanthidae Hairfinned leatherjacket
Balistes kib Montrouzier, 1857 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes kibitar Montrouzier, 1857 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes laevis Bloch, 1795 Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Balistes liberiensis Steindachner, 1867 Balistes punctatus Balistidae Bluespotted triggerfish
Balistes lima Bennett, 1832 Xanthichthys lima Balistidae
Balistes lineatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Balistapus undulatus Balistidae Orange-lined triggerfish
Balistes lineopunctatus Hollard, 1854 Xanthichthys lineopunctatus Balistidae Striped triggerfish
Balistes liturosus Shaw, 1804 Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Balistes longissimus Hollard, 1854 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes longus Gronow, 1854 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes macrolepis Boulenger, 1888 Canthidermis macrolepis Balistidae Largescale triggerfish
Balistes macrops Poey, 1860 Canthidermis sufflamen Balistidae Ocean triggerfish
Balistes macropterus Walbaum, 1792 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes maculatus Bloch, 1786 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes melanopterus Cope, 1871 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes mento Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 Xanthichthys mento Balistidae Redtail triggerfish
Balistes minimum Thiollière, 1857 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes minor Forsskål, 1775 Balistapus undulatus Balistidae Orange-lined triggerfish
Balistes monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Aluterus monoceros Monacanthidae Unicorn leatherjacket filefish
Balistes moribundus Cope, 1871 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes munumum Montrouzier, 1857 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes mylii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822 Monacanthus chinensis Monacanthidae Fan-bellied leatherjacket
Balistes naufragium Jordan & Starks, 1895 Pseudobalistes naufragium Balistidae Stone triggerfish
Balistes niger Bloch, 1786 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes nigromarginatus (Tanaka, 1908) Balistoides viridescens Balistidae Titan triggerfish
Balistes nitidus Gronow, 1854 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes notatus Gronow, 1854 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes oculatus Gray, 1831 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes ornatissimus Lesson, 1831 Rhinecanthus aculeatus Balistidae White-banded triggerfish
Balistes ornatus Marion de Procé, 1822 Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Balistes penicilligerus Cuvier, 1816 Chaetodermis penicilligerus Monacanthidae Prickly leatherjacket
Balistes phaleratus Richardson, 1846 Abalistes stellaris Balistidae Starry triggerfish
Balistes piceus Poey, 1863 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876 Balistes polylepis Balistidae Finescale triggerfish
Balistes polylepis rubicundus de Buen, 1959 Balistes polylepis Balistidae Finescale triggerfish
Balistes porcatus Gronow, 1854 Balistapus undulatus Balistidae Orange-lined triggerfish
Balistes powellii Cope, 1870 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789 Balistes punctatus Balistidae Bluespotted triggerfish
Balistes radiata Bowdich, 1825 Balistes punctatus Balistidae Bluespotted triggerfish
Balistes radula Solander, 1848 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes rectangulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Rhinecanthus rectangulus Balistidae Wedge-tail triggerfish
Balistes ringens Osbeck, 1765 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes ringens Linnaeus, 1758 Xanthichthys ringens Balistidae Sargassum triggerfish
Balistes rivulatus Rüppell, 1837 Pseudobalistes fuscus Balistidae Yellow-spotted triggerfish
Balistes rotundatus Marion de Procé, 1822 Balistes rotundatus Balistidae
Balistes rufus Gronow, 1854 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes sandwichiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Cantherhines sandwichiensis Monacanthidae Sandwich isle file
Balistes scaber Forster, 1801 Meuschenia scaber Monacanthidae Velvet leatherjacket
Balistes schoepfii Walbaum, 1792 Aluterus schoepfii Monacanthidae Orange filefish
Balistes scolopax Linnaeus, 1758 Macroramphosus scolopax Centriscidae Longspine snipefish
Balistes scopas Cuvier, 1829 Amanses scopas Monacanthidae Broom filefish
Balistes scripta Osbeck, 1765 Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Balistes scriptus Osbeck, 1765 Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae Scribbled leatherjacket filefish
Balistes senticosus Richardson, 1848 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes serraticornis Fréminville, 1813 Aluterus monoceros Monacanthidae Unicorn leatherjacket filefish
Balistes sillone Le Danois, 1961 Melichthys niger Balistidae Black triggerfish
Balistes sobaco Poey, 1860 Canthidermis sufflamen Balistidae Ocean triggerfish
Balistes spilomelanurus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus Monacanthidae Bridled leatherjacket
Balistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes stellaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Abalistes stellaris Balistidae Starry triggerfish
Balistes stellatus Anonymous, 1798 Abalistes stellatus Balistidae
Balistes sufflamen Mitchill, 1815 Canthidermis sufflamen Balistidae Ocean triggerfish
Balistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860 Balistes capriscus Balistidae Grey triggerfish
Balistes tomentosus Linnaeus, 1758 Acreichthys tomentosus Monacanthidae Bristle-tail file-fish
Balistes um Montrouzier, 1857 Canthidermis maculata Balistidae Rough triggerfish
Balistes undulatus Park, 1797 Balistapus undulatus Balistidae Orange-lined triggerfish
Balistes vachellii Richardson, 1845 Abalistes stellaris Balistidae Starry triggerfish
Balistes verres Gilbert & Starks, 1904 Sufflamen verres Balistidae Orangeside triggerfish
Balistes verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 Rhinecanthus verrucosus Balistidae Blackbelly triggerfish
Balistes verrucosus Linnaeus, 1758 Rhinecanthus verrucosus Balistidae Blackbelly triggerfish
Balistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758 Balistes vetula Balistidae Queen triggerfish
Balistes vetula trinitatis Nichols & Murphy, 1914 Balistes vetula Balistidae Queen triggerfish
Balistes vidua Richardson, 1845 Melichthys vidua Balistidae Pinktail triggerfish
Balistes vidua kamoharai Abe, 1958 Melichthys vidua Balistidae Pinktail triggerfish
Balistes viridescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Balistoides viridescens Balistidae Titan triggerfish
Balistes willughbeii Lay & Bennett, 1839 Balistes willughbeii Balistidae
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