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Ajargo
Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Diodon hystrix hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
Paradiodon hystrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Diodon armillatus Whitley, 1933
Diodon brachiatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Diodon histrix Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystris Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystrax Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon nudifrons Jenkins, 1903
Diodon punctatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon spinosissimus Cuvier, 1818

Other names

= Black-spotted Porcupinefish
= Hedgehog
= Hedgehog Fish
= Porcupine Fish
= Porcupinefish

Least Concern

Images

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Čech

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Baum

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Čech

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Čech

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Čech

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Diodon hystrix - Ajargo

Author: Petr Čech

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1022]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7620]

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

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