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Long-spine Porcupinefish
Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Atopomycterus bocagei Steindachner, 1866
Diodon holacanthus Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon hystrix holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon maculifer Kaup, 1855
Diodon multimaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon novemaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon novemmaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon paraholocanthus Kotthaus, 1979
Diodon pilosus Mitchill, 1815
Diodon quadrimaculatus Cuvier, 1818

Other names

= Ajargo
= Balloon Porcupinefish
= Balloonfish
= Baloon Porcupinefish
= Bloched Porcupine Fish
= Blotched Porcupine
= Blotched Porcupinefish
= Brown Porcupine Fish
= Brown Porcupinefish
= Freckled Porcupinefish
= Hairy Porcupinefish
= Hedgehog Fish
= Porcupine
= Porcupinefish

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7619]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4659]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]

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