Taxon profile


Star Puffer
Arothron stellatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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

Scientific synonyms

Arothron aerostaticus (Jenyns, 1842)
Arothron alboreticulatus Tanaka, 1908
Chelonodon stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Diodon asper Cuvier, 1818
Kanduka michiei Hora, 1925
Takifugu stellatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Tetraodon aerostatious Jenyns, 1842
Tetraodon calamara Rüppell, 1829
Tetraodon stellatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Tetrodon aerostaticus Jenyns, 1842

Other names

= Starry Pufferfish
= Starry Toadfish


juvenile animal


Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2213]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Arothron stellatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6526]

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

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