Tetraodontidae

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The Tetraodontidae are a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish of the order Tetraodontiformes.wikipedia
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Tetrodotoxin

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In certain species, the internal organs, such as the liver, and sometimes their skin, contain tetrodotoxin and are highly toxic to most animals when eaten; nevertheless, the meat of some species is considered a delicacy in Japan (as 河豚, pronounced fugu), Korea (as 복,bok, or 복어, bogeo), and China (as 河豚, hétún) when prepared by specially trained chefs who know which part is safe to eat and in what quantity.
Its name derives from Tetraodontiformes, an order that includes pufferfish, porcupinefish, ocean sunfish, and triggerfish; several of these species carry the toxin.

Fugu

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In certain species, the internal organs, such as the liver, and sometimes their skin, contain tetrodotoxin and are highly toxic to most animals when eaten; nevertheless, the meat of some species is considered a delicacy in Japan (as 河豚, pronounced fugu), Korea (as 복,bok, or 복어, bogeo), and China (as 河豚, hétún) when prepared by specially trained chefs who know which part is safe to eat and in what quantity.
The fugu in Japanese, bogeo or bok in Korean, and hétún in Standard Modern Chinese is a pufferfish, normally of the genus Takifugu, Lagocephalus, or Sphoeroides, or a porcupinefish of the genus Diodon, or a dish prepared from these fish.

Tetraodontiformes

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The Tetraodontidae are a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish of the order Tetraodontiformes.
These forms range from nearly square or triangular (boxfishes), globose (pufferfishes) to laterally compressed (filefishes and triggerfishes).

Northern puffer

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Other pufferfish species with nontoxic flesh, such as the northern puffer, Sphoeroides maculatus, of Chesapeake Bay, are considered a delicacy elsewhere.
The northern puffer, Sphoeroides maculatus, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes, found along the Atlantic coast of North America.

Arothron

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Arothron is a genus in the pufferfish family Tetraodontidae found in warm parts of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Dichotomyctere

* Dichotomyctere Duméril, 1855 These fresh water species are found in disjunct tropical regions of South America (Colomesus asellus), Africa (six Tetraodon species) and Southeast Asia (Auriglobus, Carinotetraodon, Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao).
Dichotomyctere is a genus of relatively small pufferfish found in both fresh and brackish waters in south and southeast Asia.

Amblyrhynchotes

Amblyrhynchotes is a genus of pufferfishes native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Auriglobus

These fresh water species are found in disjunct tropical regions of South America (Colomesus asellus), Africa (six Tetraodon species) and Southeast Asia (Auriglobus, Carinotetraodon, Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao).
Auriglobus is a genus of freshwater pufferfishes native to Southeast Asia.

Carinotetraodon

These fresh water species are found in disjunct tropical regions of South America (Colomesus asellus), Africa (six Tetraodon species) and Southeast Asia (Auriglobus, Carinotetraodon, Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao).
Carinotetraodon is a genus of small freshwater pufferfish found in South and Southeast Asia.

Chelonodon

Chelonodon is a genus of pufferfishes native to the Indo-Pacific.

Colomesus

Colomesus is a genus of pufferfishes confined to tropical South America.

Feroxodon multistriatus

Ferocious PufferfishFeroxodon
Feroxodon multistriatus, known as the manystriped blowfish, manystriped pufferfish, scribbled toadfish, or ferocious pufferfish, is a species in the pufferfish family, Tetraodontidae, distributed in the Indo-West Pacific.

Ephippion

Ephippion guttifer
Ephippion guttifer, commonly known as the prickly puffer, is a species of pufferfish native to the coasts of the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Gibraltar to Angola.

Guentheridia formosa

Guentheridia
Guentheridia formosa, the spotted puffer, is a species of pufferfish native to the coasts of the eastern Pacific Ocean from Costa Rica to Ecuador.

Contusus

Contusus is a genus of pufferfishes native to the coastal waters of southern Australia and New Zealand.

Takifugu

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Takifugu is a genus of pufferfish, often better known by the Japanese name fugu .

Leiodon cutcutia

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These fresh water species are found in disjunct tropical regions of South America (Colomesus asellus), Africa (six Tetraodon species) and Southeast Asia (Auriglobus, Carinotetraodon, Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao).
Leiodon cutcutia, the ocellated pufferfish, is a species of pufferfish native to southern Asia from India to the Malay Archipelago where it is found in various bodies of fresh and brackish waters.

Lagocephalus

Smooth puffer
Lagocephalus is a genus of fish in the family Tetraodontidae (pufferfish) with a circumglobal distribution.

Pao (fish)

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These fresh water species are found in disjunct tropical regions of South America (Colomesus asellus), Africa (six Tetraodon species) and Southeast Asia (Auriglobus, Carinotetraodon, Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao).
Pao is a genus of mostly freshwater pufferfish with one species (''P.

Javichthys kailolae

Javichthys
Javichthys kailolae is a species of pufferfish known only from the Bali Strait off Java in Indonesia.

Omegaphora

Omegaphora is a genus of pufferfishes native to the coastal waters of Australia.

Pelagocephalus marki

Pelagocephalus
Pelagocephalus marki, the Rippled blaasop, is a species of pufferfish known from the coasts of South Africa and New Zealand.

Marilyna

Marilyna is a genus of pufferfishes native to the western Pacific Ocean.