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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tetraodontidae — pufferfish widely distributed, from Africa to Southeast Asia.
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The team compared their draft sequence against human, pufferfish Tetraodon and zebrafish genomes.
Pufferfish, fugu (Fugu); blowfish (Sphoeroides, Tetraodon)
I have got a few fish, including a prettily-marked _Diodon_ or _Tetraodon_, probably new, and a
Takifugu rubripes v4. 0, Tetraodon nigroviridis v7,
Jaillon O, Aury JM, Brunet F, Petit JL, Stange-Thomann N, et al. (2004) Genome duplication in the teleost fish Tetraodon nigroviridis reveals the early vertebrate proto-karyotype.
Who would win in a match: a Betta fish or a Tetraodon Nigroviridis (green Puffer Fish)?
* (* We yet know with certainty only seven electric fishes; Torpedo narke, Risso, T. unimaculata, T. marmorata, T. galvanii, Silurus electricus, Tetraodon electricus,