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Green pufferfish, Tetraodon fluviatilis Hamilton, 1822

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Tetraodontiformes (Plectognaths) Family: Tetraodontidae (Puffers) Genus: Tetraodon Species: C. fluviatilis

Synonyms Arothron dorsovittatus Blyth, 1860 Chelonodon fluviatilis (Hamilton, 1822) Dichotomycterus rangoonensis Le Danois, 1959 Dichotomycterus rangoonensis dorsovittatus (Blyth, 1860)

Common/local names English: Green pufferfish and Estuarine blowfish Bangladesh: Potka (পটকা) India: Potoka (West Bengal) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Distributions: Bangladesh, Borneo, India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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