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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers

Genus: Dichotomyctere

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Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia
[Red-striped toadfish]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Dichotomyctere fluviatilis (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Flörkemeier, T.
 
Dichotomyctere fluviatilis
[Green pufferfish]
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Dichotomyctere kretamensis
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Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Dichotomyctere nigroviridis (Marion de Procé, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Liu, K.H.
 
Dichotomyctere nigroviridis
[Spotted green pufferfish]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Dichotomyctere ocellatus (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Dikic, D.
 
Dichotomyctere ocellatus
[Eyespot pufferfish]
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Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Dichotomyctere sabahensis
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia Red-striped toadfish Asia and Oceania 8.5 TL 1853
Dichotomyctere fluviatilis Green pufferfish Asia 17 TL 1822
Dichotomyctere kretamensis Asia 4.5 SL 1953
Dichotomyctere nigroviridis Spotted green pufferfish Asia 17 TL 1822
Dichotomyctere ocellatus Eyespot pufferfish Asia 8 TL 1870
Dichotomyctere sabahensis Asia 10.8 SL 1975



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