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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789

Scientific synonyms and common names

Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789


Balistes forcipatus Lowe, 1837
Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789, Linn. Syst. Nat., ed. 13: 1472 (after 'stipvisch',in Nieuhof, 1682: 274-275. Locality not given).
Balistes forcipatus (not Gmelin, 1789): Fowler, 1936: 1086 Poll, 1959: 243, fig. 81, pl. 8 (fig. 1-2) Bauchot, 1966a: 33, pl. IVA.
Balistes punctatus: Moore, 1967a: 859, fig. 2-3.

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Balistes punctatus