Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 (accepted name)

Synonyms:

Diodon armillatus Whitley, 1933 (synonym)

Diodon brachiatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

Diodon histrix Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Diodon hystrax Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Diodon hystris Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Diodon hystrix hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Diodon nudifrons Jenkins, 1903 (synonym)

Diodon punctatus Cuvier, 1818 (synonym)

Diodon spinosissimus Cuvier, 1818 (synonym)

Diodon totara Curtiss, 1938 (synonym)

Paradiodon hystrix (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)

Common names:

Adjidjan Fon GBE

Al buqmah a'shawkiah Arabic

Ajargo English

Baiacu-de-espinho Portuguese

Baiacu-graviola Portuguese

Bankocho Konkani

Batana Spanish

Batea Spanish

Black-spotted porcupinefish English

Botiting laot Tagalog

Buktit Tagalog

Bunju miiba Swahili

Buntal landak Malay

Buntel duren Malay

Buntel duren putih Malay

Butete Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Tagalog, Waray-waray

Buteteng laot Tagalog

Butiti Cebuano, Davawenyo, Ilokano, Kagayanen, Tagbanwa Calamian

Cá Nóc Nhiêm Vietnamese

Cá Nóc nhím ch?m den Vietnamese

Crum Creole, Portuguese, Portuguese

Diodon jezyk Polish

Dot Catalan, Kumak

Fuurehâ dalep Fwâi

Guanábana Spanish

Graviola Portuguese

Hedgehog English

Hedgehog fish English

Igelkottfisk Swedish

Kari-koli Mahl

Katu peyttheya Sinhalese

Kûmmë Numee

Kuuxiny Jawe

Lukoh itingan Chavacano

Mullan-chamanian Malayalam

Mullu peytthai Tamil

Nezumifugu Japanese

Otit Waray-waray

Ouriço-do-mar Portuguese

Penvis Afrikaans

Peixe balão espinhoso Portuguese

Peixe lua Portuguese, Spanish

Peixe-ouriço Portuguese

Pejerizo común Spanish

Pesce istrice Italian

Peste arici Rumanian

Pez eriso Spanish

Pez erizo del punteado Spanish

Pez erizo pecoso Spanish

Pisci rizzu Italian

Porc-épic boubou French

Porc-épic pointillé French

Porc-épine boubou French

Poisson porc-épic French

Porco-esphinho Creole, Portuguese

Porcupine fish English

Porcupinefish English

Porkspim Creole, Portuguese

Puerco espín Spanish

Puercoespín Spanish

Puercoespín pecoso Spanish

Sapo English, Finnish, Portuguese, Spanish

Sapo-de-espinhos Portuguese

Sharptail mola English

So' iso'I Fijian

Sokisoki Fijian, Tongan

Spot-fin porcupinefish English

Spotted percupine fish English

Spotted porcupine English

Spotted porcupine fish English

Spotted porcupinefish English

Stachelschweinfisch German

Tagotong Cebuano

Tagotongan Visayan

Tagutongan Davawenyo, Hiligaynon

Tagutugan Chavacano

Taius-wushuga Carolinian

Tamboril pintado Spanish

Tamborillo Spanish

Tauta Samoan

Tautu Samoan

Totara Other, Rapa, Tahitian, Tuamotuan

Uruhakau Tuamotuan

Veerkunnon Malayalam

Plettet pindsvinefisk Danish

двузуб оыкновенный Russian

еж-рыба Russian

скалозуб Russian

刺規 Mandarin Chinese

刺规 Mandarin Chinese

密斑二齒魨 Mandarin Chinese

密斑二齿鲀 Mandarin Chinese

密斑刺魨 Mandarin Chinese

密斑刺鲀 Mandarin Chinese

气瓜仔 Mandarin Chinese

氣瓜仔 Mandarin Chinese

മുള്ളന് ചമാഞിന് Malayalam

മുള്ളന് ചമ്മണിയന് Malayalam

വേര് കുണ്ണൊന്   Malayalam

വീര്ക്കുന്നോന് Malayalam

Classification:

Animalia

LSID

Phylum Chordata

LSID

Class Actinopterygii

LSID

Order Tetraodontiformes

LSID

Family Diodontidae

LSID

Genus Diodon

LSID

Distribution:

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; California Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Chagos Islands; Chile; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Circumtropical. Eastern Pacific: San Diego, California, USA to Chile, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 37955). Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Massachusetts (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: 30°N to 23°S (Re; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; Easter Island; Ecuador; El Salvador; Fiji Islands; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of California; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Oman; Guyana; Haiti; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Hsiao-liu-chiu; Humboldt Current; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Israel; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kermadec Islands; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Malaysia; Maldives; Manila Bay; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritius; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mediterranean Sea; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Montserrat; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Puerto Rico; Raita Bank; Red Sea; Réunion; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Salmon Bank; Samar Sea; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Thailand; Tonga; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Yellow Sea

Additional data:

Type species of the genus.

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Data last modified by FishBase 08-Aug-1995

Online resource:

http://www.fishbase.org/...


CoL taxon LSID:

urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:eed7f69a-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:ac2008


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