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Xanthichthys ringens

(Xanthichthys ringens)

Description

Xanthichthys ringens, the Sargassum triggerfish, is a species of triggerfish from the Western Atlantic, ranging from North Carolina (USA) to Brazil. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 25 centimetres (9.8 in) in length.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Balistidae
Genus:Xanthichthys
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