Torquigener florealis (Cope, 1871)
Torquigener florealis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  18.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 238 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Hawaii to Japan and the East China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs over sand bottoms (Ref. 13849).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 June 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.02.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 10.09.14

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