Taxon profile


Acanthostracion Bleeker, 1865

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Ostraciidae - boxfishes

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Acanthostracion guineensis (Bleeker, 1865)
species Acanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863) - Hogfish
species Acanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876 - Honeycomb Cowfish

Acanthostracion polygonius - Honeycomb Cowfish

species Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Cowfish

Acanthostracion quadricornis - Cowfish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/46]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Acanthostracion Bleeker, 1865]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.