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

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Tetraodon barbatus
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL

 
Tetraodon duboisi
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Tetraodon implutus
[]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Tetraodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Tetraodon lineatus
[Globe fish]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

Africa
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Tetraodon mbu Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Tetraodon mbu
[Fresh water puffer fish]

Photo by Moeremans, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Tetraodon miurus Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Tetraodon miurus
[]

Photo by Moeremans, L.

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Tetraodon pustulatus Murray, 1857

Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Tetraodon pustulatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Tetraodon schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Tetraodon schoutedeni
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Tetraodon waandersii
[]
9 Species of Family Tetraodontidae with Genus Tetraodon
(Puffers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1998 Tetraodon barbatus Asia 13.6 SL
1959 Tetraodon duboisi Africa 8.7 TL
1842 Tetraodon implutus Indian Ocean
1758 Tetraodon lineatus Globe fish Africa 43 TL
1899 Tetraodon mbu Fresh water puffer fish Africa 67 TL
1902 Tetraodon miurus Africa 15 SL
1857 Tetraodon pustulatus Africa 36 TL
1926 Tetraodon schoutedeni Africa 9 TL
1853 Tetraodon waandersii Asia 3.6 SL



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