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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae Triggerfishes

Genus: Abalistes

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Justine, J.-L.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL
Abalistes filamentosus Matsuura & Yoshino, 2004

Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Abalistes filamentosus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Abalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Abalistes stellaris
[Starry triggerfish]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Abalistes stellatus (Anonymous, 1798)

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Abalistes stellatus
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3 Species of Family Balistidae with Genus Abalistes
(Triggerfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2004 Abalistes filamentosus Indo-West Pacific 32.5 SL
1801 Abalistes stellaris Starry triggerfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1798 Abalistes stellatus Indo-West Pacific 60 TL



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