Xanthichthys ringens

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
BalistidaeXanthichthys ringens(Linnaeus)1758Sargassum Triggerfish

Xanthichthys ringens

Unique Characters: Scales above pectoral-fin base and just behind gill slit not enlarged and not especially well separated, not forming a flexible tympanum. Cheek with about 3 prominent naked longitudinal grooves, darker in color than the surrounding skin. Mouth slightly but distinctly supraterminal.

Similar Species: None

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