Sufflamen albicaudatum (Rüppell, 1829)
Bluethroat triggerfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Arabian Sea.
Biology:  Inhabits open bottoms with scattered corals or rubble (Ref. 9710).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 January 2022 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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