Yellow-Margin Triggerfish

Yellow-Margin Triggerfish (Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus) at Richelieu Rock, Thailand Yellow-Margin Triggerfish (Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus) at Richelieu Rock, Thailand
Yellow-Margin Triggerfish (Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus) in Thailand

Credit: Helen Holmgren

Yellow-Margin Triggerfish Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
Description

Yellow-Margin Triggerfish (Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus) are a less-commonly-sighted species of Triggerfish found from The Red Sea to Japan, across the Indo-West-Pacific region. They are less colourful and less common than the Tritan Triggerfish, but can be equally aggressive during the breeding season.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Triggerfish, Pufferfish, & Filefish)
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Genus: Pseudobalistes (Pseudobalistes)
Species: Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
Size
Average Size: 50 centimetres

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