The Triggerfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 46 - 360 m environment.

Triggerfishes are various, often brightly colored fish of the family Balistidae. Often marked by lines and spots, they inhabit warm coastal waters of the Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Indo-Pacific. More

Triggerfishes have powerful, chisellike teeth adapted for cracking the coral and mollusks on which they feed. They average 1 lb (0.45 kg) in weight and 1 ft (30 cm) in length and are common around the West Indies and Florida. More

Most Triggerfish are found as individuals or pairs, but some species can be found in schools in the wild. More

Triggerfish are highly resilient animals, and for the most part they ship well and feed from the time they are collected to the time they make it into your home aquarium. More

Triggerfish have sharp teeth and powerful jaws that are used to crush the hard shells of crabs and mollusks; they can also take a nice chunk of flesh out of your hand if you are not careful! Triggerfish also have long noses, More

Most Triggerfishes are brightly colored and marked with patterns of lines and spots. They are easily recognized by their deep flat bodies, small pectoral fins, small eyes placed high upon the head, and rough rhomboid-shaped scales that form a tough covering on their body. More

Triggerfish are some of the most intelligent, hearty and attractive fish available to the marine aquarist. More

triggerfish can wedge itself into small crevices and lock its spine to make it extremely difficult to get out. More

The gray triggerfish was originally described by the German naturalist Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1788 who named it Balistes carolinensis. The name was later revised to Balistes capriscus. Synonyms include B. forcipatus Gmelin 1788, B. spilotopterygius Walbaum 1792, B. More

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The clown triggerfish lives alone in their natural habitat. They are very intolerant of similar species. This is why you usually see very few Triggerfish kept together in the same aquarium. More

There are about 30 species of triggerfish in the world. They tend to live in areas of currents or towards the open sea where they can feed upon crustaceans, urchins, and coral. They also attack and eat sick or dying fish. More

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Most Triggerfishes are brightly colored and marked with patterns of lines and spots. More

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Chris Clark has caught Triggerfish on many occasions on rod and line. All captured specimens are returned which is certainly becoming the practice amongst sport anglers. Chris reports that the fish fight hard and are very hardy and returns are likely to have a 90% survival rate. More

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triggerfish or trig·ger·fish·es Any of various brightly colored fishes of the family Balistidae of warm coastal waters, having a roundish body and an erectile spine on the anterior dorsal fin that locks upright when the fish is threatened. More

Triggerfish have a roundish, laterally flat body with an anterior dorsal fin. They can erect the first two dorsal spines: the first one locks and the second one unlocks. This prevents predators from swallowing them or pulling them out of their holes. More

Triggerfish, also called Humu-Humus, are some of the most interesting and brightly colored fish in Hanauma Bay. They are easily recognized by their deep flat bodies, small pectoral fins and small eyes. Their eyes are placed high up on their head. More

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The Finescale Triggerfish is characterized by its easily-recognized shape, with no distinctive markings, and a set of human-like, closely packed front teeth. It is drab in color, varying from gray to blue gray, to brownish gray. More

common triggerfish is variably colored in mottled browns, yellows, or grays, and the queen triggerfish is strikingly colored in blue, green, and yellow. The ocean triggerfish is up to 2 ft (60 cm) long and weighs 3 to 5 lb (1.4–2.3 kg). More

Common names

Triggerfish in English
翱翔馬面魨 in Mandarin Chinese
翱翔马面鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Thamnaconus analis has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Monacanthidae
Genus : Thamnaconus
Species : Thamnaconus analis
Authority : Waite, 1904