Abalistes

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Abalistes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae
Genus: Abalistes
D. S. Jordan & Seale, 1906

Abalistes is a small triggerfish genus found in the Indo-Pacific and eastern Atlantic.

Species[edit]

There are currently 2 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2014): Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014. Ichthyological Research, Published online 11 Nov 2014.
  2. ^ Matsuura, Keiichi, & Yoshino, T. (2004) A new triggerfish of the genus Abalistes (Tetraodontiformes: Balistidae) from the western Pacific. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 189–194.