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Balistidae
Rafinesque, 1810
triggerfishes
T5000248       Quick-Link [ https://copepedia.org/?id=T5000248 ]
Family ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0125607 | ITIS: 0173128 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Tetraodontiformes
   


In the map above, the DARK BLUE DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (953 obs globally),
while light-blue dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (22012 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (0 sites globally).
 

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DATABASE Info


953 quantitative-obs
22012 non-quantitative
MOLECULAR Info


452 barcodes

This Family currently has 11 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 50 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

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#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Abalistes
Jordan & Seale, 1906
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002411
WoRMS-ID:   203907

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2868
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   26
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currently available
2
  Balistapus
Tilesius, 1820
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002470
WoRMS-ID:   206880

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1554
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   24
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3
  Balistes
Linnaeus, 1758
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000245
WoRMS-ID:   126228

# of direct Siblings:   6
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   271
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   7530
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   85
no photos
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4
  Balistoides
Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002471
WoRMS-ID:   205889

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   982
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   35
no photos
currently available
5
  Canthidermis
Swainson, 1839
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000332
WoRMS-ID:   126229

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   237
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2680
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   33
no photos
currently available
6
  Melichthys
Swainson, 1839
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000890
WoRMS-ID:   205415

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4788
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   33
no photos
currently available
7
  Odonus
Gistel, 1848
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002805
WoRMS-ID:   206560

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   332
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   35
no photos
currently available
8
  Pseudobalistes
Bleeker, 1865
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002876
WoRMS-ID:   206762

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   725
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   20
no photos
currently available
9
  Rhinecanthus
Swainson, 1839
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002900
WoRMS-ID:   204275

# of direct Siblings:   6
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   6
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   698
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   56
no photos
currently available
10
  Sufflamen
Jordan, 1916
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002956
WoRMS-ID:   203929

# of direct Siblings:   5
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2398
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   75
no photos
currently available
11
  Xanthichthys
Kaup, 1856
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001641
WoRMS-ID:   159485

# of direct Siblings:   7
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   7
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   25
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   816
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   28
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Last Updated:   2020-Nov-05