Trixiphichthys weberi

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Trixiphichthys weberi
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthidae
Genus: Trixiphichthys
Fraser-Brunner, 1941
Species: T. weberi
Binomial name
Trixiphichthys weberi
(B. L. Chaudhuri, 1910)

Trixiphichthys weberi, the Blacktip tripodfish, is a species in the tripod fish family (Triacanthidae) native to the tropical Indian and western Pacific Oceans. It is of minor commercial importance to local fisheries. This species grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus. [1]


  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2014): Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014. Ichthyological Research, 62 (1): 72-113.