Species

Boomerang triggerfish

Distinctive Characters: Dorsal fin with 3 spines and 27-29 rays. Anal fin with 25-27 rays. Pectoral fin with 13-14 rays. Dorsal and ventral profiles of head nearly straight. Cheeks scaled. Prominen...

Fish

Red-toothed triggerfish

The redtoothed triggerfish (Odonus niger) is a triggerfish of the tropical Indo-Pacific area, and the sole member of its genus.Distinctive Characters: Dorsal fin with 3 spines and 3...

Fish

Largescale triggerfish

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-26; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 21 - 23. Caudal fin of adults double emarginate with produced lobes; juveniles with ro...

Fish

Gilded triggerfish

The gilded triggerfish (Xanthichthys auromarginatus) is a spotted gray triggerfish.Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 27-30; Anal spines: 0; Ana...

Fish

Balistes flavimarginatus

Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus is one of two large triggerfishes commonly seen by divers in the Maldives. The other is B. viridescens. P. flavimarginatus nests in deep lagoon areas. Fortunately thi...