Canthigaster natalensis

Canthigaster natalensis,[2] known as the Natal toby, is a species of pufferfish in the family Tetraodontidae. It is native to the southwestern Indian Ocean, where it ranges from Mozambique and South Africa to Réunion and Mauritius. It is an oviparous species that reaches 8.6 cm (3.4 inches) SL.[3]

Canthigaster natalensis
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Canthigaster
C. natalensis
Binomial name
Canthigaster natalensis
(Günther, 1870)
  • Cathigaster natalensis
  • Tetrodon amboinensis natalensis

References edit

  1. ^ Shao, K., Matsuura, K., Leis, J.L., Hardy, G., Jing, L., Liu, M. & Sanciangco, J. 2014. Canthigaster natalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T193695A2261759. Accessed on 05 August 2023.
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Canthigaster natalensis (Günther, 1870)". Retrieved 2022-01-16.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2021). "Canthigaster natalensis". FishBase. Archived from the original on 2022-01-16.