Longnose puffer

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Longnose puffer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Sphoeroides
Species: S. lobatus
Binomial name
Sphoeroides lobatus
(Steindachner, 1870)

Longnose puffer, Sphoeroides lobatus, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes. It occurs in shallow coastal waters of the Eastern Pacific from California to Chile, including the Galapagos Islands.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Sphoeroides lobatus" in FishBase. March 2013 version.