There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:
- Canthidermis macrolepis Boulenger, 1888 (Large-scale triggerfish)
- Canthidermis maculata Bloch, 1786 (Spotted oceanic triggerfish)
- Canthidermis sufflamen Mitchill, 1815 (Ocean Triggerfish)
They usually live far away from the coast in the microhabitat created by floating objects like trees, or branches, but also plastic wreck remains, ropes and other large flotsam and jetsam items.
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