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Balistoides viridescens

(Bloch & Schneider 1801)
  

Balistoides viridescens was originally described as Balistes viridescens by Bloch & Schneider in 1801. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is commonly known as Titan triggerfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Titan triggerfish, in Japan as Gomamongara, in Papua New Guinea as Bluefinned triggerfish, in Philippines as Ampapagot, in South Africa as Gestippelde snellervis, in South Africa as Titan triggerfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to New South Wales (Australia) and Tonga.
Species   viridescens
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Qualification   ---
Year   1801
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Balistoides
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Balistoides
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   viridescens
Original Combination   Balistes viridescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes viridescens
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Bloch & Schneider
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1801
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   [No locality stated] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Beaunier et al. 2008:299 [ref. 28887].
Primary Code   ---
Page   477

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Balistoides viridescens
Current Species   viridescens
Current Genus   Balistoides
Current AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Current Year   1801
Current Family   Balistidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Titan triggerfish
(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Depth Range From 1 to 50 meters.
   
Distribution Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to New South Wales (Australia) and Tonga.

Current Summary   Valid as Balistoides viridescens  (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Balistidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Balistoides viridescens  (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:290 [ref. 19754], Dor 1984:275 [ref. 29757], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:357 [ref. 6441], Smith & Heemstra 1986:878 [ref. 5714], Allen & Swainston 1988:150 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:67 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:453 [ref. 15987], Goren & Dor 1994:73 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:238 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:390 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:453 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:281 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:578 [ref. 24106], Randall 1999:30 [ref. 25829], Matsuura in Randall & Lim 2000:647 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1398 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:455 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:22 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:124 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:105 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:47 [ref. 25847], Matsuura 2001:3921 [ref. 26315], Nakabo 2002:1398 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:64 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S123 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:649 [ref. 27495], Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:219 [ref. 27510], Lobel & Lobel 2004:77 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:31 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27715], Heemstra et al. 2004:3331 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:442 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:622 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1871 [ref. 29098], Fricke et al. 2009:115 [ref. 30213], Matsuura 2009:326 [ref. 31171], Motomura et al. 2010:232 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1061 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:272 [ref. 32706]).

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conspicillium Balistoides conspicillium (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Spelling
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