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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers
Subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Genus: Chelonodon

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Ayliffe, N.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chelonodon laticeps Smith, 1948

Photo by Ayliffe, N.
 
Chelonodon laticeps
[Bluespotted blaasop]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Chelonodon patoca
[Milkspotted puffer]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chelonodon pleurospilus (Regan, 1919)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Chelonodon pleurospilus
[Blaasop beauty]
3 Species of Family Tetraodontidae with Genus Chelonodon
(Puffers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1948 Chelonodon laticeps Bluespotted blaasop Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1822 Chelonodon patoca Milkspotted puffer Indo-Pacific 38 SL
1919 Chelonodon pleurospilus Blaasop beauty Western Indian Ocean 20 TL



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