Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Canthigaster) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Canthigaster amboinensis111
Canthigaster axiologus111
Canthigaster bennetti111
Canthigaster callisterna110
Canthigaster capistrata100
Canthigaster compressa111
Canthigaster coronata110
Canthigaster criobe111
Canthigaster cyanospilota110
Canthigaster epilampra100
Canthigaster figueiredoi110
Canthigaster inframacula100
Canthigaster investigatoris100
Canthigaster jactator111
Canthigaster jamestyleri100
Canthigaster janthinoptera111
Canthigaster leoparda110
Canthigaster margaritata110
Canthigaster marquesensis111
Canthigaster natalensis111
Canthigaster ocellicincta100
Canthigaster papua110
Canthigaster petersii110
Canthigaster punctatissima110
Canthigaster pygmaea110
Canthigaster rapaensis111
Canthigaster rivulata111
Canthigaster rostrata111
Canthigaster smithae111
Canthigaster solandri111
Canthigaster tyleri100
Canthigaster valentini111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-05