Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983
Hick's toadfish
Torquigener hicksi
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Indonesia and northwestern Australia.
Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 08 June 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  venomous
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.06.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 10.09.14
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.06.94

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