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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 219904

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) > Checked: 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 editorLactoria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornuta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria Jordan & Fowler, 1902
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cornutus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion cornutus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlonghorn cowfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコンゴウフグ  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus ostracionis Richiardi, 1870 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus ostracionis (Richiardi, 1870) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus thackerae Tang, Uyeno & Nagasawa, 2011 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (30 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
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 (27 nucleotides; 27 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits weedy areas near rocks or reefs. Juveniles often near river mouths and in brackish water. Adults are solitary and juveniles often form small groups. Feeds on benthic invertebrates by blowing away the sand (Ref. 1602). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark L. cornutus in Kalk (1958). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219904
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-12 09:16:46Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2008). Lactoria cornuta (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=219904 on 2017-10-18
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