Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia

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Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Dichotomyctere
D. erythrotaenia
Binomial name
Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia
Bleeker, 1853

Tetraodon erythrotaenia[1]

Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia, or the red-striped toadfish, is a species of pufferfish native to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea where it is found most often in brackish water environments. This species grows to a length of 8.5 centimetres (3.3 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ Kottelat, M. (2013). The Fishes of the Inland Waters of Southeast Asia: A Catalogue and Core Bibliography of the Fishes Known to Occur in Freshwaters, Mangroves and Estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 2013, Supplement No. 27: 1–663.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia" in FishBase. February 2017 version.