Yellowmargin Triggerfish (species: Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
Yellowmargin Triggerfish

©Lyle Vail: Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus at Dynamite Pass, outer reef near Lizard Island.

©Paul Asman: Subadult Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus at Watson's bay, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Balistidae
Genus Pseudobalistes
Species Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. and J. St John (1996). Refuge availability structures assemblages of tropical reef fishes, Journal of Animal Ecology, 65: 414-428. LIRS catalog number 458.
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