Canthigaster callisterna (Ogilby, 1889)
Clown toado
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Canthigasterinae
Max. size:  23 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 250 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia, including Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands and New Zealand, including Kermadec Islands (Ref. 8879). Including New Caledonia (Ref. 33352).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 June 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.02.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 15.07.13

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