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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae Triggerfishes

Genus: Canthidermis

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5 species
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Canthidermis macrolepis (Boulenger, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Canthidermis macrolepis
[Largescale triggerfish]



Circumglobal in warm and
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Canthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786)

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Canthidermis maculata
[Rough triggerfish]
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Max. Length 27.2 cm SL

 
Canthidermis rotundatus
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Canthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)

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Canthidermis sufflamen
[Ocean triggerfish]
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Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Canthidermis willughbeii
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Canthidermis macrolepis Largescale triggerfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1888
Canthidermis maculata Rough triggerfish Circumglobal in warm and 50 TL 1786
Canthidermis rotundatus Indo-West Pacific. 27.2 SL 1822
Canthidermis sufflamen Ocean triggerfish Western Atlantic 65 TL 1815
Canthidermis willughbeii Eastern Central Pacific. 13.1 SL 1839



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