Melichthys niger, black durgon, Black oldwife, black triggerfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Melichthys niger, black durgon, Black oldwife, black triggerfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Melichthys niger

Melichthys niger Description

Dorsal spines: 3; dorsal soft rays: 30 to 35; anal spines: 0; anal soft rays: 28 to 31. A dark greenish-black body with purplish overtones. Pale blue lines along bases of soft dorsal and anal fins. Scales of rear part of body have prominent keels that for

Melichthys niger Common Names

  • black durgon, Black oldwife, black triggerfish

Melichthys niger Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Melichthys niger? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Melichthys niger species belongs to.

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Melichthys niger, marine species closely related

Melichthys niger, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Melichthys niger marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Melichthys niger. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Melichthys niger are marked in green.

Melichthys niger, geographic distribution

Where is Melichthys niger found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Melichthys niger can be found.

Melichthys niger, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Melichthys niger species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Melichthys niger.