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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers

Genus: Pao

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Asia
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Pao abei (Roberts, 1998)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pao abei
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Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pao baileyi (Sontirat, 1985)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pao baileyi
[Hairy puffer]
No picture found


 
Pao bergii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Pao brevirostris
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Asia
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Pao cambodgiensis (Chabanaud, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pao cambodgiensis
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Asia
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Pao cochinchinensis (Steindachner, 1866)

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Pao cochinchinensis
[]
No picture found


 
Pao fangi
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No picture found


 
Pao hilgendorfii
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Asia
Max. Length 16 cm
Pao leiurus (Bleeker, 1850)

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Pao leiurus
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Pao ocellaris
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Max. Length 19.4 cm SL

 
Pao palembangensis
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Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Pao suvattii (Sontirat & Soonthornsatit, 1985)

Photo by Photo by Scholtz, D.
 
Pao suvattii
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Asia
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Pao turgidus (Kottelat, 2000)

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Pao turgidus
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pao abei Asia 10.3 SL 1998
Pao baileyi Hairy puffer Asia 12 SL 1985
Pao bergii Asia 1905
Pao brevirostris Asia 9.5 SL 1957
Pao cambodgiensis Asia 15.3 SL 1923
Pao cochinchinensis Asia 11.3 SL 1866
Pao fangi Asia 1940
Pao hilgendorfii Asia 1905
Pao leiurus Asia 16 1850
Pao ocellaris Asia 1957
Pao palembangensis Asia 19.4 SL 1851
Pao suvattii Asia 11.5 SL 1985
Pao turgidus Asia 18.5 SL 2000



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