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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers
Subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Genus: Torquigener

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Torquigener albomaculosus Matsuura, 2014

Photo by Photo by Okata, Y.
 
Torquigener albomaculosus
[White-spotted pufferfish]
No picture found


 
Torquigener altipinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Torquigener andersonae
[Anderson's toadfish]
No picture found


 
Torquigener balteus
[Slender blaasop]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Torquigener brevipinnis (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Torquigener brevipinnis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Torquigener flavimaculosus
[Yellowspotted puffer]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Torquigener florealis (Cope, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Torquigener florealis
[]
No picture found


 
Torquigener gloerfelti
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Torquigener hicksi
[Hick's toadfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Torquigener hypselogeneion
[Orange-spotted toadfish]
No picture found


 
Torquigener marleyi
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Torquigener pallimaculatus Hardy, 1983

Photo by Photo by Tran, H.H.
 
Torquigener pallimaculatus
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Torquigener parcuspinus Hardy, 1983

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Torquigener parcuspinus
[Yellow-eyed toadfish]
No picture found


 
Torquigener paxtoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Torquigener perlevis
[Spineless toadfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Torquigener pleurogramma (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Torquigener pleurogramma
[Weeping toado]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Torquigener randalli Hardy, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Torquigener randalli
[Randall's puffer]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Torquigener squamicauda
[Brush-tail toadfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Torquigener tuberculiferus (Ogilby, 1912)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Torquigener tuberculiferus
[]
No picture found


 
Torquigener vicinus
[Orangespotted puffer]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Torquigener whitleyi (Paradice, 1927)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Torquigener whitleyi
[Whitley's toadfish]



21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Torquigener albomaculosus White-spotted pufferfish Northwest Pacific 12 TL 2014
Torquigener altipinnis Southwest Pacific 1891
Torquigener andersonae Anderson's toadfish Southwest Pacific 16 TL 1983
Torquigener balteus Slender blaasop Western Indian Ocean 1989
Torquigener brevipinnis Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1903
Torquigener flavimaculosus Yellowspotted puffer Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1983
Torquigener florealis Western Central Pacific 18.5 SL 1871
Torquigener gloerfelti Western Central Pacific 1984
Torquigener hicksi Hick's toadfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13 TL 1983
Torquigener hypselogeneion Orange-spotted toadfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1852
Torquigener marleyi Western Indian Ocean 1929
Torquigener pallimaculatus Western Pacific 18 SL 1983
Torquigener parcuspinus Yellow-eyed toadfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1983
Torquigener paxtoni Eastern Indian Ocean 1983
Torquigener perlevis Spineless toadfish Western Pacific 20 TL 1908
Torquigener pleurogramma Weeping toado Eastern Indian Ocean 21 TL 1903
Torquigener randalli Randall's puffer Eastern Central Pacific 12.7 SL 1983
Torquigener squamicauda Brush-tail toadfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1910
Torquigener tuberculiferus Indo-West Pacific 9.5 SL 1912
Torquigener vicinus Orangespotted puffer Eastern Indian Ocean 1930
Torquigener whitleyi Whitley's toadfish Indo-West Pacific 9.8 TL 1927



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