200 Species in Family Tetraodontidae
Nominal species list for Tetraodontidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Amblyrhynchotes honckenii (Bloch, 1785) Evileye blaasop
Amblyrhynchotes rufopunctatus Li, 1962
Arothron caeruleopunctatus Matsuura, 1994 Blue-spotted puffer
Arothron carduus (Cantor, 1849)
Arothron diadematus (Rüppell, 1829) Masked puffer
Arothron firmamentum (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Starry toado
Arothron gillbanksii (Clarke, 1897)
Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) White-spotted puffer
Arothron immaculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Immaculate puffer
Arothron inconditus Smith, 1958 Bellystriped blaasop
Arothron leopardus (Day, 1878) Banded leopardblowfish
Arothron manilensis (Marion de Procé, 1822) Narrow-lined puffer
Arothron mappa (Lesson, 1831) Map puffer
Arothron meleagris (Anonymous, 1798) Guineafowl puffer
Arothron multilineatus Matsuura, 2016 Many-lined pufferfish
Arothron nigropunctatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Blackspotted puffer
Arothron reticularis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Reticulated pufferfish
Arothron stellatus (Anonymous, 1798) Stellate puffer
Auriglobus amabilis (Roberts, 1982)
Auriglobus modestus (Bleeker, 1850)
Auriglobus nefastus (Roberts, 1982) Greenbottle pufferfish
Auriglobus remotus (Roberts, 1982)
Auriglobus silus (Roberts, 1982)
Canthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker, 1864) Spider-eye puffer
Canthigaster axiologus Whitley, 1931 Pacific crown toby
Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854) Bennett's sharpnose puffer
Canthigaster callisterna (Ogilby, 1889) Clown toado
Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe, 1839) Macaronesian sharpnose-puffer
Canthigaster compressa (Marion de Procé, 1822) Compressed toby
Canthigaster coronata (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) Crowned puffer
Canthigaster criobe Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2012 Striped toby
Canthigaster cyanetron Randall & Cea-Egaña, 1989 Bluebelly toby
Canthigaster cyanospilota Randall, Williams & Rocha, 2008 Blue-spotted toby
Canthigaster epilampra (Jenkins, 1903) Lantern toby
Canthigaster figueiredoi Moura & Castro, 2002 Southern Atlantic sharpnose-puffer
Canthigaster flavoreticulata Matsuura, 1986
Canthigaster inframacula Allen & Randall, 1977
Canthigaster investigatoris (Annandale & Jenkins, 1910)
Canthigaster jactator (Jenkins, 1901) Hawaiian whitespotted toby
Canthigaster jamestyleri Moura & Castro, 2002 Goldface toby
Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855) Honeycomb toby
Canthigaster leoparda Lubbock & Allen, 1979 Leopard sharpnose puffer
Canthigaster margaritata (Rüppell, 1829)
Canthigaster marquesensis Allen & Randall, 1977
Canthigaster natalensis (Günther, 1870) Natal toby
Canthigaster ocellicincta Allen & Randall, 1977 Shy toby
Canthigaster papua (Bleeker, 1848) Papuan toby
Canthigaster petersii (Bianconi, 1854) Peter's toby
Canthigaster punctata Matsuura, 1992
Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870) Spotted sharpnosed puffer
Canthigaster pygmaea Allen & Randall, 1977 Pygmy toby
Canthigaster rapaensis Allen & Randall, 1977
Canthigaster rivulata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Brown-lined puffer
Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch, 1786) Caribbean sharpnose-puffer
Canthigaster sanctaehelenae (Günther, 1870) St. Helena Sharpnose Pufferfish
Canthigaster smithae Allen & Randall, 1977 Bicolored toby
Canthigaster solandri (Richardson, 1845) Spotted sharpnose
Canthigaster supramacula Moura & Castro, 2002 West African sharpnose-puffer
Canthigaster tyleri Allen & Randall, 1977 Tyler's toby
Canthigaster valentini (Bleeker, 1853) Valentin's sharpnose puffer
Carinotetraodon borneensis (Regan, 1903)
Carinotetraodon imitator Britz & Kottelat, 1999
Carinotetraodon irrubesco Tan, 1999
Carinotetraodon lorteti (Tirant, 1885) Redeye puffer
Carinotetraodon salivator Lim & Kottelat, 1995
Carinotetraodon travancoricus (Hora & Nair, 1941) Malabar pufferfish
Chelonodon dapsilis Whitley, 1943 Plentiful toby
Chelonodon laticeps Smith, 1948 Bluespotted blaasop
Chelonodon patoca (Hamilton, 1822) Milkspotted puffer
Chelonodon pleurospilus (Regan, 1919) Blaasop beauty
Chonerhinos naritus (Richardson, 1848)
Colomesus asellus (Müller & Troschel, 1849) Amazon puffer
Colomesus psittacus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Banded puffer
Contusus brevicaudus Hardy, 1981
Contusus richei (Fréminville, 1813) Prickly toadfish
Dichotomyctere erythrotaenia (Bleeker, 1853) Red-striped toadfish
Dichotomyctere fluviatilis (Hamilton, 1822) Green pufferfish
Dichotomyctere kretamensis (Inger, 1953)
Dichotomyctere nigroviridis (Marion de Procé, 1822) Spotted green pufferfish
Dichotomyctere ocellatus (Steindachner, 1870) Eyespot pufferfish
Dichotomyctere sabahensis (Dekkers, 1975)
Ephippion guttifer (Bennett, 1831) Prickly puffer
Feroxodon multistriatus (Richardson, 1854) Manystriped blowfish
Guentheridia formosa (Günther, 1870) Spotted puffer
Javichthys kailolae Hardy, 1985
Lagocephalus cheesemanii (Clarke, 1897)
Lagocephalus gloveri Abe & Tabeta, 1983
Lagocephalus guentheri Miranda Ribeiro, 1915 Diamondback puffer
Lagocephalus inermis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Smooth blaasop
Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1766) Smooth puffer
Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) Oceanic puffer
Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Lunartail puffer
Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789) Silver-cheeked toadfish
Lagocephalus spadiceus (Richardson, 1845) Half-smooth golden pufferfish
Lagocephalus suezensis Clark & Gohar, 1953
Lagocephalus wheeleri Abe, Tabeta & Kitahama, 1984
Leiodon cutcutia (Hamilton, 1822) Ocellated pufferfish
Marilyna darwinii (Castelnau, 1873)
Marilyna meraukensis (de Beaufort, 1955) Merauke toadfish
Marilyna pleurosticta (Günther, 1872)
Omegophora armilla (Waite & McCulloch, 1915) Ringed toadfish
Omegophora cyanopunctata Hardy & Hutchins, 1981
Pao abei (Roberts, 1998)
Pao baileyi (Sontirat, 1985) Hairy puffer
Pao bergii (Popta, 1905)
Pao brevirostris (Benl, 1957)
Pao cambodgiensis (Chabanaud, 1923)
Pao cochinchinensis (Steindachner, 1866)
Pao fangi (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1940)
Pao hilgendorfii (Popta, 1905)
Pao leiurus (Bleeker, 1850)
Pao ocellaris (Klausewitz, 1957)
Pao palembangensis (Bleeker, 1851)
Pao suvattii (Sontirat & Soonthornsatit, 1985)
Pao turgidus (Kottelat, 2000)
Pelagocephalus coheni Tyler & Paxton, 1979
Pelagocephalus marki Heemstra & Smith, 1981 Rippled blaasop
Polyspina piosae (Whitley, 1955)
Reicheltia halsteadi (Whitley, 1957) Halstead's toadfish
Sphoeroides andersonianus Morrow, 1957
Sphoeroides angusticeps (Jenyns, 1842) Narrow-headed puffer
Sphoeroides annulatus (Jenyns, 1842) Bullseye puffer
Sphoeroides dorsalis Longley, 1934 Marbled puffer
Sphoeroides georgemilleri Shipp, 1972
Sphoeroides greeleyi Gilbert, 1900 Green puffer
Sphoeroides kendalli Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 Slick puffer
Sphoeroides lispus Walker, 1996 Naked puffer
Sphoeroides lobatus (Steindachner, 1870) Longnose puffer
Sphoeroides maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Northern puffer
Sphoeroides marmoratus (Lowe, 1838) Guinean puffer
Sphoeroides nephelus (Goode & Bean, 1882) Southern puffer
Sphoeroides nitidus Griffin, 1921
Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848) Blunthead puffer
Sphoeroides parvus Shipp & Yerger, 1969 Least puffer
Sphoeroides rosenblatti Bussing, 1996
Sphoeroides sechurae Hildebrand, 1946 Peruvian puffer
Sphoeroides spengleri (Bloch, 1785) Bandtail puffer
Sphoeroides testudineus (Linnaeus, 1758) Checkered puffer
Sphoeroides trichocephalus (Cope, 1870) Pygmy puffer
Sphoeroides tyleri Shipp, 1972 Bearded puffer
Sphoeroides yergeri Shipp, 1972 Speckled puffer
Takifugu alboplumbeus (Richardson, 1845)
Takifugu basilevskianus (Basilewsky, 1855)
Takifugu bimaculatus (Richardson, 1845)
Takifugu chinensis (Abe, 1949)
Takifugu chrysops (Hilgendorf, 1879)
Takifugu coronoidus Ni & Li, 1992
Takifugu exascurus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Takifugu flavidus (Li, Wang & Wang, 1975) Yellowbelly pufferfish
Takifugu niphobles (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Takifugu oblongus (Bloch, 1786) Lattice blaasop
Takifugu obscurus (Abe, 1949) Obscure pufferfish
Takifugu ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Takifugu orbimaculatus Kuang, Li & Liang, 1984
Takifugu pardalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Takifugu plagiocellatus Li, 2002
Takifugu poecilonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Takifugu porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Takifugu pseudommus (Chu, 1935)
Takifugu radiatus (Abe, 1947)
Takifugu reticularis (Tian, Cheng & Wang, 1975)
Takifugu rubripes (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Japanese pufferfish
Takifugu snyderi (Abe, 1988)
Takifugu stictonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Takifugu variomaculatus Li & Kuang, 2002
Takifugu vermicularis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Purple puffer
Takifugu xanthopterus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Yellowfin pufferfish
Tetractenos glaber (Fréminville, 1813) Smooth toadfish
Tetractenos hamiltoni (Richardson, 1846)
Tetraodon barbatus Roberts, 1998
Tetraodon duboisi Poll, 1959
Tetraodon implutus Jenyns, 1842
Tetraodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758 Globe fish
Tetraodon mbu Boulenger, 1899 Fresh water puffer fish
Tetraodon miurus Boulenger, 1902
Tetraodon pustulatus Murray, 1857
Tetraodon schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1926
Tetraodon waandersii Bleeker, 1853
Torquigener albomaculosus Matsuura, 2014 White-spotted pufferfish
Torquigener altipinnis (Ogilby, 1891)
Torquigener andersonae Hardy, 1983 Anderson's toadfish
Torquigener balteus Hardy, 1989 Slender blaasop
Torquigener brevipinnis (Regan, 1903)
Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983 Yellowspotted puffer
Torquigener florealis (Cope, 1871)
Torquigener gloerfelti Hardy, 1984
Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983 Hick's toadfish
Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker, 1852) Orange-spotted toadfish
Torquigener marleyi (Fowler, 1929)
Torquigener pallimaculatus Hardy, 1983
Torquigener parcuspinus Hardy, 1983 Yellow-eyed toadfish
Torquigener paxtoni Hardy, 1983
Torquigener perlevis (Ogilby, 1908) Spineless toadfish
Torquigener pleurogramma (Regan, 1903) Weeping toado
Torquigener randalli Hardy, 1983 Randall's puffer
Torquigener squamicauda (Ogilby, 1910) Brush-tail toadfish
Torquigener tuberculiferus (Ogilby, 1912)
Torquigener vicinus Whitley, 1930 Orangespotted puffer
Torquigener whitleyi (Paradice, 1927) Whitley's toadfish
Tylerius spinosissimus (Regan, 1908) Spiny blaasop
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