Redtooth triggerfish (Odonus niger)

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Redtooth triggerfish fact file

Redtooth triggerfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetradontiformes
FamilyBalistidae
GenusOdonus (1)

Information on the redtooth triggerfish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Niger trigger, Niger triggerfish, Red-footed triggerfish, Redtoothed triggerfish, Retoothed filefish.
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Redtooth triggerfish status

This species has not yet been classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. GBIF (June, 2010)
    http://www.gbif.org/
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Cleaner shrimp on redtooth triggerfish

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