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Rhinecanthus verrucosus

(Linnaeus 1758)
  

Rhinecanthus verrucosus was originally described as Balistes verrucosus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is commonly known as Blackbelly triggerfish but has many other common names such as Blackpatch triggerfish in Australia, Kurakakemongara in Japan, Black-tailed triggerfish in Papua New Guinea, Ampapagot in Philippines, Blackbelly picassofish in Guam. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Aden, East Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Chagos Archipelago east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and New Caledonia.
Species   verrucosus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Rhinecanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Rhinecanthus
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   verrucosus
Original Combination   Balistes verrucosus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes verrucosus
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:275 [ref. 20707].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NRM LP 38
Page   328

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Rhinecanthus verrucosus
Current Species   verrucosus
Current Genus Rhinecanthus
Current AuthorWI Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Quoy & Gaimard
Current Year   1758
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 20 meters.
   
Distribution Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Aden, East Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Chagos Archipelago east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and New Caledonia.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhinecanthus verrucosus  (Linnaeus 1758). Balistidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Rhinecanthus verrucosus  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Dor 1984:277 [ref. 29757], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:359 [ref. 6441], Matsuura & Shiobara 1989:317 [ref. 13563], Randall et al. 1990:457 [ref. 15987], Suzuki & Uno 1992:3 [ref. 24139], Goren & Dor 1994:73 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:240 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:457 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:283 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:585 [ref. 24106], Matsuura in Randall & Lim 2000:647 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1400 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:124 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:47 [ref. 25847], Matsuura 2001:3926 [ref. 26315], Nakabo 2002:1400 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:64 [ref. 26830], Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:220 [ref. 27510], Allen et al. 2006:1875 [ref. 29098], Motomura et al. 2010:233 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1065 [ref. 31980]).

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abyssus Rhinecanthus abyssus Matsuura [K.] & Shiobara [Y.] 1989Valid
aculeatus Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
aculeatus aculeatus Rhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
assai Rhinecanthus assai (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonym
assasi Rhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
assasia Rhinecanthus assasia (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Spelling
cheverti Rhinecanthus cheverti (Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877)Synonym
cinereus Rhinecanthus cinereus (Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Sonnerat) 1788)Valid
echarpe Rhinecanthus echarpe (Anonymous [Lacepède [B. G. E.]] 1798)Synonym
heteracanthus Rhinecanthus heteracanthus (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Synonym
lunula Rhinecanthus lunula Randall [J. E.] & Steene [R. C.] 1983Valid
ornatissimus Rhinecanthus ornatissimus (Lesson [R. P.] 1831)Synonym
rectangularis Rhinecanthus rectangularis Anonymous [Lacepède [B. G. E.]] 1798Synonym
rectangulus Rhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Lacepède & Commerson) 1801)Valid
verrucosa Rhinecanthus verrucosa (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Spelling
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