Taxon profile


Birdbeak Burrfish
Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)

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

Scientific synonyms

Diodon orbicularis Bloch, 1785
Chilomycterus orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
Diodon caeruleus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Atinga orbicularis coeruleus de Danois, 1959
Chilomycterus parcomaculatus von Bonde, 1923

Other names

= Orbicular Burrfish


Cyclichthys orbicularis - Birdbeak Burrfish

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5196]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/6858]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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