Takifugu snyderi (Abe, 1988)
photo by Suzuki, T.

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Japan, Yellow Sea and South China Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-15; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 10-13
Biology:  Ovaries and liver extremely toxic, skin and intestine highly toxic, flesh innocuous or slightly toxic, and testes innocuous (Ref. 42715).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 June 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  poisonous to eat
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.07.02
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 15.07.13

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