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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Ostraciidae Boxfishes

Genus: Tetrosomus

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4 species
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Tetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)

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Tetrosomus concatenatus
[Triangular boxfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Tetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Tetrosomus gibbosus
[Humpback turretfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Tetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)

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Tetrosomus reipublicae
[Smallspine turretfish]
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Tetrosomus stellifer
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tetrosomus concatenatus Triangular boxfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1785
Tetrosomus gibbosus Humpback turretfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1758
Tetrosomus reipublicae Smallspine turretfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1930
Tetrosomus stellifer Known from the type local 1801



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