A new species of Indo-Pacific fish, Canthigaster criobe , with comments on other Canthigaster (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae) at the Gambier Archipelago

  title={A new species of Indo-Pacific fish, Canthigaster criobe , with comments on other Canthigaster (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae) at the Gambier Archipelago},
  author={Jeffrey T. Williams and Erwan Delrieu‐Trottin and Serge Planes},
A new species of the tetraodontid fish genus Canthigaster was discovered during a recent expedition to theGambier Archipelago, French Polynesia. The new species, named Canthigaster criobe herein, is the only knownspecies of Canthigaster having 12–14 brown stripes along the body (stripes beginning in front of the eye,extending along the body, and abruptly ending at the base of the caudal fin). It also has 17 pectoral rays, the originof the anal fin inserts posterior to a vertical from the rear… 

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