The genus Tetraodon is a genus that falls under the family Tetraondontidae or Pufferfish. They are all freshwater pufferfish. All Tetraodon species inhabit the freshwater rivers in Africa.

The genus had many more species, but in 2013 the genus was split. The Asian species are divided into three genera: Dichotomyctere, Leiodon and Pao.


The current valid species are:

Tetraodon barbatus
Tetraodon duboisi
Tetraodon implutus
Tetraodon lineatus
Tetraodon mbu
Tetraodon miurus
Tetraodon pustulatus
Tetraodon schoutedeni – Spotted Congo Puffer
Tetraodon waandersii

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