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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciidae 
AphiaID: 125611

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboxfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion Bleeker, 1865
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion guineensis (Bleeker, 1865)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion poligonos Poey, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonia Poey, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAracaninae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys guineensis (Bleeker, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion guineensis (Bleeker, 1865)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys polygonia (Poey, 1876) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys polygonius (Poey, 1876) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys reipublicae Ogilby, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys saxatilis Mowbray, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys tritropis Snyder, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria Jordan & Fowler, 1902
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria paschae (Rendahl, 1921)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphinus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fuscomaculata von Bonde, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria galeodon Jenkins, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria pentacanthus (Bleeker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria schlemmeri Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciinae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicus aculeatus Houttuyn, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKentrocapros aculeatus (Houttuyn, 1782)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cyanurus Rüppell, 1828
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion immaculatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris meleagris Shaw, 1796 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion solorensis Bleeker, 1853
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion trachys Randall, 1975
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion whitleyi Fowler, 1931
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion aculeatus Houttuyn, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKentrocapros aculeatus (Houttuyn, 1782)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion argus Rüppell, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion auritus Shaw, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAracana aurita (Shaw, 1798)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion bicaudale Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion bicaudalis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion boops Richardson, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRanzania laevis (Pennant, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion brevicornis Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion camurum Jenkins, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion clippertonense Snodgrass & Heller, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion concatenatus Bloch, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion diaphanum Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion diaphanus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion eco Phillipps, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKentrocapros eco (Phillipps, 1932)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion expansum Cope, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion flavigaster Gray, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAracana ornata (Gray, 1838)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion fornasini Bianconi, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion gibbosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion guineensis Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion guineensis (Bleeker, 1865)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion hexagonus Thunberg, 1787 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKentrocapros aculeatus (Houttuyn, 1782)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion hexagonus Phillipps, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKentrocapros eco (Phillipps, 1932)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion laevis Pennant, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRanzania laevis (Pennant, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion lenticularis Richardson, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnoplocapros lenticularis (Richardson, 1841)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion lentiginosus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion lindsayi Phillipps, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthostracion lindsayi (Phillipps, 1932)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion nasus Bloch, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion notacanthus Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion ornata Gray, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAracana ornata (Gray, 1838)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion ornatus Hollard, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion whitleyi Fowler, 1931
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion paschae Rendahl, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria paschae (Rendahl, 1921)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion pentacanthus Bleeker, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria fornasini (Bianconi, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion quadricornis notacanthus Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhynorhyncus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion sebae Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion meleagris Shaw, 1796
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion spilogaster Richardson, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAracana aurita (Shaw, 1798)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion stellifer Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus stellifer (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion tricornis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion trigonus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion triqueter Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion tuberculatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion turritus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion undulatus Poey, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthostracion
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthostracion lindsayi (Phillipps, 1932)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus reipublicae (Ogilby, 1913) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion rhinorhynchos (Bleeker, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion rhinorhynchus (Bleeker, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion rhynorhynchus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1851
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus stellifer (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Ogilby, 1913) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus tritropis (Snyder, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactyphrys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactyphrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracium bicaudale Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys bicaudalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhynchostracion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinosomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRyncostracion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRyncostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTertrosomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTertrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasoma gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus concatenatus (Bloch, 1785)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriorus reipublicae Whitley, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus reipublicae (Whitley, 1930)
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. A bony carapace enclosing body. Pelvic skeleton absent. Spinous dorsal lacking. Dorsal fin rays 9-13. Anal fin rays 9-13. Non-protrusible upper jaw. Vertebrae usually 18. About 60 cm maximum length. Some species of trunkfishes secrete ostracitoxin, poisonous to other fishes and, to some extent, even to trunkfishes.  [details]
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ostraciidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125611 on 2014-09-23
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