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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758


Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 335 ('Habitat in India').
Diodon hystrix: Fowler, 1936, 2: 1117, fig. 467 Lozano Rey, 1952: 358, pl. 29 (fig- 3) Poll, 1959: 354, fig. 120 Böhlke & Chaplin, 1969: 695, fig.

Common names:

pesce istrice [It]
pez erizo [Es]
poisson porc-épic [Fr]
porcupine fish [En]
sapo grande [Pr]

Porcupine fish (Diodon hystrix)