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Tetraodontiformes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tetraodontiformes
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.875
Unique ID
D023721
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023721
Scope Note
A small order of primarily marine fish containing 340 species. Most have a rotund or box-like shape. TETRODOTOXIN is found in their liver and ovaries.
Entry Term(s)
Boxfishes
Ostraciidae
Puffer Fish
Pufferfish
Puffers
Tetraodontidae
Registry Number
txid31022
Related Numbers
txid31025
txid31031
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1981-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Tetraodontiformes Preferred
Boxfishes Narrower
Pufferfish Narrower
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