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Arothron manilensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Arothron
J. P. Müller, 1841

Arothron is a genus of fish in the family Tetraodontidae found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.


There are currently 14 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2016): A new pufferfish, Arothron multilineatus (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), from the Indo-West Pacific. Ichthyological Research, 63 (4): 480-486.