The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.
Diodontidæ. — Tetrodon, Linnœus. — Tetrodon makgaritatus, Rüpp
Tetrodon makgaritatus, Rüpp.
Tetrodon Margaritatus, Rüpp., Atlas Fische, p. 66; Richards, Voy. Samarang, Fish, p. 20, pl. ix., figs. 1 and 2.
This widely distributed and variable species is represented by two small examples; they agree most nearly with the variety described as T. papua.page 547page 548