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Cowfish
Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Ostracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758
Lactophrys quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ostracion tricornis Linnaeus, 1758
Lactophrys tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Acanthostracion tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern

Images

Acanthostracion quadricornis - Cowfish

Author: Frank and Joyce Burek

Acanthostracion quadricornis - Cowfish

Author: Ivo Antušek

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [92]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/161]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [193647]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018

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