Fish Species

Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish

Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish - Description

The Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish is also known as the Rippled Triggerfish, Yellow spotted Triggerfish or Blue Line Trigger. It is an aggressive fish and can bite, in fact it is considered one of the most aggressive and territorial trigger fish.

It requires a large tank and is extremely hardy although not recommended for the beginner due to its aggressive behaviour.

Popular Name: Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish
Species: Pseudobalistes fuscus

Profile of the Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish species.

  • Size: Up to 55cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp 25 to 27 Degrees. PH 8.1 to 8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Small Shellfish, Small Crustaceans

  • Temperament: Aggressive

  • Habitat: Marine Reef Dwellers at depths of up to 50m

  • Behaviour: Very destructive fish! It requires a large tank and is strong enough to cause damage to filters, move rocks and bite!

  • Range: Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean

Scientific Classification of the Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Pseudobalistes fuscus

  • Popular Name: Blue Jigsaw Triggerfish - Rippled Triggerfish

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Tetraodontiformes

  • Family: Balistidae

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Facts about Fish Species - Blue Jigsaw Trigger Fish

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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