Balistes vetula


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Noun1.Balistes vetula - tropical Atlantic fishBalistes vetula - tropical Atlantic fish    
triggerfish - any of numerous compressed deep-bodied tropical fishes with sandpapery skin and erectile spines in the first dorsal fin
Balistes, genus Balistes - type genus of the Balistidae
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His colorful cousin the queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula) roams waters much deeper than the 50- to 80-foot range that the gray trigger commonly inhabits, so the duller variety is what most Florida anglers encounter.
Most species with an incidence of 10 or more appear stable, with the exception of Apogon planifrons and Balistes vetula, which appear to be decreasing in sighting frequency within the Florida Keys.
Morphological and functional bases of durophagy in the queen triggerfish, Balistes vetula (Pisces, Tetraodontiformes).
Extreme variation in settlement of the Caribbean triggerfish Balistes vetula in Panama.
Comunidad de peces demersales del Golfo de Salamanca (Caribe Colombiano), estructura espacio-temporal y caracterizacion trofica con enfasis en los habitos alimenticios de Lutjanus analis (Cuvier 1828), Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus 1758), Balistes capriscus (Gmelin 1788) y Balistes vetula (Linnaeus 1758).