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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Balistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Balistes vetula Linnaeus, 1758


Balistes Vetula Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 329 ('Habitat ad insulam Ascensionis'). Type: LS no. 127.
Balistes vetula: Fowler, 1936, 2: 1087 Smith, (1949b)1950: 407, pl. 89 (fig. 1157) Böhlke & Chaplin, 1968: 664, fig. Randall, 1968: 258, fig. 290.

Common names:

baliste royal [Fr]
pejepuerco cachuo [Es]
queen triggerfish [En]

Queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula)