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    • Triggerfish Love Pacheco Marine Biology 2008
    • Scientific Classification
      • Hawaiian Name:
      • Black Triggerfish (Humuhumu’ele’ele)
      • Picasso Triggerfish (Humuhumunukunukuapua’a)
      • Species:
      • Melichthys Niger / Rhinecanthas Aculeatus
      • Phylum:
      • Chordata
      • Class:
      • Actinopterygii
      • Order:
      • Tetraodontiformes
      • Family:
      • Balistidae
      Scientific Classification
    • Habitat
      • Warm Coastal Waters
      • Atlantic
      • Mediterranean
      • Indo-Pacific
      • Coral Reef
      • Lagoons
    • Distinctive Characteristics
      • General Colors: Molten Browns, Yellows, and Grays
      • Queen Triggerfish: Strikingly Blue, Green, Yellow
      • Avg. Length: 1 foot
      • Rough Skin and Laterally Compressed Bodies
    • Behavioral Characteristics
      • Aggressive
      • Territorial
      • Solitary
      • Diurnal
    • Feeding Niche
      • Coral Reef
      • Crustaceans
      • Large Zooplankton
      • Algae
      • Omnivorous
    • Predators
      • Sharks
      • Amberjacks
      • Groupers
    • Defense Mechanisms
      • Fading
      • Grunting
      • Locking of Spines
    • THE END
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      • “ Triggerfish.” The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001–07. 10 May 2008 <www.bartleby.com/65/>.
      • Fenner, Bob. &quot;Triggerfishes of the Genus Melichthys .&quot; Wet Web Media . 1 May 2008. 11 May 2008 <http://www.wetwebmedia.com/marine/fishes/triggers/melichthys/index.htm>.
      • Hauter, Debbie & Stan. “Picasso Triggerfish.“About.com. 2 January 2008. 11 May 2008 <http://saltaquarium.about.com/cs/triggerfishcare/p/propicassotrigg.htm>.
      • Shiino, Sueo M. &quot;List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations.&quot; Science Report of Shima Marineland #4 1976:262.