Xanthichthys ringens

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Xanthichthys ringens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Balistidae
Genus: Xanthichthys
Species: X. ringens
Binomial name
Xanthichthys ringens
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Xanthichthys ringens, the Sargassum triggerfish, is a species of triggerfish from the Western Atlantic, ranging from North Carolina (USA) to Brazil. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 25 centimetres (9.8 in) in length.

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