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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers
Subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Genus: Tetraodon

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Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Tetraodon barbatus
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Max. Length 8.7 cm TL

 
Tetraodon duboisi
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Tetraodon implutus
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Africa
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Tetraodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758

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Tetraodon lineatus
[Globe fish]



Africa
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Tetraodon mbu Boulenger, 1899

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Tetraodon mbu
[Fresh water puffer fish]



Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Tetraodon miurus Boulenger, 1902

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Tetraodon miurus
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Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Tetraodon pustulatus Murray, 1857

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Tetraodon pustulatus
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Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Tetraodon schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1926

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Tetraodon schoutedeni
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Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Tetraodon waandersii
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tetraodon barbatus Asia 13.6 SL 1998
Tetraodon duboisi Africa 8.7 TL 1959
Tetraodon implutus Indian Ocean 1842
Tetraodon lineatus Globe fish Africa 43 TL 1758
Tetraodon mbu Fresh water puffer fish Africa 67 TL 1899
Tetraodon miurus Africa 15 SL 1902
Tetraodon pustulatus Africa 40 TL 1857
Tetraodon schoutedeni Africa 9 TL 1926
Tetraodon waandersii Asia 3.6 SL 1853



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