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Diodon Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Diodontidae - porcupinefishes and burrfishes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville, 1846 - Pelagic Porcupinefish
species Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758 - Long-spine Porcupinefish

Diodon holocanthus - Long-spine Porcupinefish

species Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 - Ajargo

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

species Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804 - Black Blotched Porcupinefish

Diodon liturosus - Black Blotched Porcupinefish

species Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier, 1818 - Slender-spined Porcupine Fish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/1199]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Diodon Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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