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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 158920

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion Bleeker, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion tricornis Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscrawled cowfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortorito cornudo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rufimaculatus Wilson C.B., 1905 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus suffuscus Wilson C.B., 1913 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (58 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (28 nucleotides; 26 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southeastern Brazil [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158920
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=158920 on 2014-09-17
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