Taxon profile


Broadbarred Toadfish
Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Tetraodontidae - puffers »  genus Arothron

Scientific synonyms

Crayracion hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dilobomycterus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Takifugu hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tetraodon hispidus Linnaeus, 1758
Tetraodon perspicillaris Rüppell, 1829
Tetraodon sazanami Tanaka, 1916
Tetraodon semistriatus Rüppell, 1837
Tetrodon hispidus Linnaeus, 1758
Tetrodon laterna Richardson, 1845
Tetrodon pusillus Klunzinger, 1871

Other names

= Poison Puffer
= Pufferfish
= Stars and Stripes Toadfish
= White Spotted Blow Fish
= White-spotted Puffer
= Whitespotted Blaasop


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2205]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5425]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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