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Xanthichthys ringens

(Linnaeus 1758)

Xanthichthys ringens was originally described as Balistes ringens by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is commonly known as Sargassum triggerfish but has many other common names such as sargassum triggerfish in USA, Parra in Cuba, Bus wada in Dominica, Varraco in Dominican Republic, Rogatnica sargasowa in Poland. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   ringens
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
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Genus   Xanthichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Xanthichthys
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   ringens
Original Combination   Balistes ringens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes ringens
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ascension Island.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:275 [ref. 20707].
Primary Code   ---
Page   329

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Xanthichthys ringens
Current Species ringens
Current Genus Xanthichthys
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 25 to 80 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Xanthichthys ringens  (Linnaeus 1758). Balistidae.
Name History   •Valid as Xanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Moore 1967:695 [ref. 22820], Fedoryako 1979:992 [ref. 8721], Robins & Ray 1986:303 [ref. 23100], Harmelin-Vivien & Quéro 1990:1060 [ref. 19527], Boschung 1992:181 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:266 [ref. 23827], Andreata & Séret 1996:590 [ref. 16204], Arruda 1997:121 [ref. 24952], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:346 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:170 [ref. 27754], Collette et al. 2003:126 [ref. 26784], Matsuura 2003:1969 [ref. 27119], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:109 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:184 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:900 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:190 [ref. 32708], Pyle & Earle 2013:11 [ref. 32891], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:86 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:12 [ref. 33516], Matsuura 2014:8 [ref. 33576], Pinheiro et al. 2015:34 [ref. 34324], Robertson et al. 2016:148 [ref. 34961]).

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auromarginatus Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Valid
caeruleolineatus Xanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall [J. E.], Matsuura [K.] & Zama [A.] 1978Valid
cicatricosus Xanthichthys cicatricosus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
curassavicus Xanthichthys curassavicus (Gmelin [J. F.] 1789)Synonym
elongatus Xanthichthys elongatus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Synonym
gotonis Xanthichthys gotonis Tanaka [S.] 1918Synonym
greenei Xanthichthys greenei Pyle [R. L.] & Earle [J. L.] 2013Valid
heckeli Xanthichthys heckeli (Müller [J. W. von] 1864)Synonym
lima Xanthichthys lima (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Valid
lineopunctatus Xanthichthys lineopunctatus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Valid
mento Xanthichthys mento (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
nitidus Xanthichthys nitidus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
notatus Xanthichthys notatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
purus Xanthichthys purus Tanaka [S.] 1918Synonym
surcatus Xanthichthys surcatus de Buen [F.] 1963In family
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