Stone triggerfish

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Stone triggerfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae
Genus: Pseudobalistes
Species: P. naufragium
Binomial name
Pseudobalistes naufragium
(D. S. Jordan & Starks, 1895)

The stone triggerfish (Pseudobalistes naufragium) is a large species of triggerfish. It is found at reefs and over sandy bottoms in the east Pacific, ranging from Baja California (Mexico) to Chile.[1] It can reach 1 metre (3.3 ft) in length, but is more common at about half that size.[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Pseudobalistes naufragium" in FishBase. May 2011 version.