Image: Ambon Toby, Canthigaster amboinensis

Ambon Toby, Canthigaster amboinensis

An Ambon Toby at a depth of 5 m, Mauritius, October 2012.

Hilary Jones
© Hilary Jones


The species has a tropical Indo-Pacific distribution.  In Australia it occurs along the east coast from northern Queensland to Sydney, New South Wales.


Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.


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