Blackbelly triggerfish

Rhinecanthus verrucosus is a Triggerfish from the Indo-West Pacific.

The Blackbelly triggerfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 20 m environment.

The Blackbelly Triggerfish is also known as the Black Patch Triggerfish or Bursa Triggerfish. Sufflamen bursa may also be referred to as the Bursa Triggerfish. More

Blackbelly triggerfish is easy to keep and hardy, but will still do much better if you keep the water clean and well filtered. More

Blackbelly triggerfish (Rhinecanthus verrucosus) in a Moscow Zoo aquarium Keywords: aculeatus aquarium beaked black blackbelly colorful coral exotic fauna fin fins fish marine nature ocean reef rhinecanthus sea stripe swimming tail triggerfish tropical underwater verrucosus water More

blackbelly triggerfish comes from Indo-Pacific Ocean region. They are a hardy fish that will tolerate less than perfect conditions, however they become aggressive as they mature. These fish are pretty disease resistant. More

Native Range: Blackbelly triggerfish are distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from the Seychelles and Chagos islands to Vanuatu and south Japan to the Great Barrier Reef. From Allen et al. (2003). More

Common names

Ampapagot in Tagalog
Ampapagot in Visayan
Ampapakul in Ilokano
Bbuyoaro in Austronesian (Other)
Bbuyoaro in Carolinian
Bibigo in Gela
Black patch triggerish in English
Black-blotch triggerfish in English
Black-tailed triggerfish in English
Blackbelly picassofish in English
Blackbelly triggerfish in English
Blackpatch triggerfish in English
Kaputput in Tagbanwa Calamian
Kurakakemongara in Japanese (日本語)
Pakol in Cebuano
Pakol in Tagalog
Pakol in Waray-waray
Pakoy in Tagalog
Papagot in Visayan
Papakol in Tagalog
Pogot in Other
Puggot in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Puggot in Tagalog
Pugot in Bikol
Pugot in Cebuano
Pugot in Davawenyo
Pugot in Tagalog
Pwuupwáy neyárenómw in Austronesian (Other)
Pwuupwáy neyárenómw in Carolinian
Rhinecanthus verrucosus in Catalan (Català)
Sortbuget picassofisk in Danish (dansk)
Subagyo in Visayan
Triger motor in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
毒吻棘魨 in Mandarin Chinese
毒吻棘鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
毒銼鱗魨 in Mandarin Chinese
毒锉鳞鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
黑腹炮弹 in Mandarin Chinese
黑腹砲彈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Balistidae
Genus : Rhinecanthus
Species : Rhinecanthus verrucosus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758