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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 armillatus Whitley, 1933
Diodon brachiatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Diodon histrix Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystrax Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystris Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystrix hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon nudifrons Jenkins, 1903
Diodon punctatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon spinosissimus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon totara Curtiss, 1938

Other names

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

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

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