WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758

127402 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127402)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits shallow reefs to open, soft bottoms...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits shallow reefs to open, soft bottoms to at least 100 m . Also in areas with rocky substrata. Sometimes forms groups (Ref. 9710). Juveniles pelagic to about 6-9 cm. Solitary. Feeds on molluscs, sea urchins, hermit crabs and crabs at night (Ref. 9680). A relatively poor swimmer (Ref. 9710). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumtropical in distribution; Western...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumtropical in distribution; Western Atlantic: Near Georges Bank to Brazil  [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127402 on 2017-11-22

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon hystrix holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon hystrix holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon holacanthus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon novemaculatus Cuvier, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon maculifer Kaup, 1855) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon maculifer Kaup, 1855) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon multimaculatus Cuvier, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon novemmaculatus Cuvier, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon paraholocanthus Kotthaus, 1979) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon pilosus Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon quadrimaculatus Cuvier, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon sexmaculatus Cuvier, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtopomycterus bocagei Steindachner, 1866) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParadiodon quadrimaculatus (Cuvier, 1818)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichodiodon pilosus (Mitchill, 1815)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits shallow reefs to open, soft bottoms to at least 100 m . Also in areas with rocky substrata. Sometimes forms groups (Ref. 9710). Juveniles pelagic to about 6-9 cm. Solitary. Feeds on molluscs, sea urchins, hermit crabs and crabs at night (Ref. 9680). A relatively poor swimmer (Ref. 9710). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on mollusks, sea urchins, hermit crabs, and crabs at night  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumtropical in distribution; Western Atlantic: Near Georges Bank to Brazil  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits shallow reefs to open, soft bottoms. Also in areas with rocky substrata. Sometimes forms groups. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- used in Chinese medicine [details]
 

Host of
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHatschekia iridescens Wilson C.B., 1913 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus costatus Wilson C.B., 1924 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennatula sagitta Linnaeus, 1758 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella diodontis Oken, 1815 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus dojirii Tang, Uyeno & Nagasawa, 2016 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus similis Dojiri & Cressey, 1987 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-spine porcupinefishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballoonfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハリセンボン  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez erizo mapache  [details]