Overview

Distribution

Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas (including Red Sea, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Hawaiian Islands).
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Circumglobal.
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Eastern Central Pacific.
  • Fedoryako, B.I. 1979 Triggerfishes of the genera Canthidermis and Xanthichthys (Balistidae, Tedraodontiformes) from the Pacific and Indian oceans. J. Ichthyol. 19(6):19-30. (Ref. 44024)
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Physical Description

Morphology

Analsoft rays: 21 - 22
  • Fedoryako, B.I. 1979 Triggerfishes of the genera Canthidermis and Xanthichthys (Balistidae, Tedraodontiformes) from the Pacific and Indian oceans. J. Ichthyol. 19(6):19-30. (Ref. 44024)
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Size

Max. size

13.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 44024))
  • Fedoryako, B.I. 1979 Triggerfishes of the genera Canthidermis and Xanthichthys (Balistidae, Tedraodontiformes) from the Pacific and Indian oceans. J. Ichthyol. 19(6):19-30. (Ref. 44024)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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