Taxon profile


Slender-spined Porcupine Fish
Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier, 1818

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

Scientific synonyms

Diodon nycthemerus Cuvier, 1818

Other names

= Globe Fish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [12864]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7622]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier, 1818]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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