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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 219925

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 editorTetraodontidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArothron Müller, 1841
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrayracion hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycter hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDilobomycterus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTakifugu hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon hispidus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon perspicillaris Rüppell, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon sazanami Tanaka, 1916
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodon semistriatus Rüppell, 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodon hispidus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodon laterna Richardson, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodon pusillus Klunzinger, 1871
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-spotted pufferUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstripebelly pufferUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbristly puffer  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbotete panza rayada  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus tetrodontis Barnard, 1948 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDissonus similis Kabata, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeniculisa wilsoni Radhakrishnan & Nair, 1977 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocaligus subparvus Hameed, 1977 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHatschekia longiabdominalis Uyeno & Nagasawa, 2013 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (48 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 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 (23 nucleotides; 42 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Lacepede as author in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits outer reef slopes to depths of at least 50 m, inner reef flats and lagoons and estuaries. Usually solitary and territorial on sandy to rubbly areas rather than on coral-rich areas. Occurs at 25 °C. Feeds on fleshy, calcareous, or coralline algae, detritus, molluscs, tunicates, sponges, corals, zoanthid anemones, crabs, tube worms and echinoderms. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219925
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Arothron hispidus. 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=219925 on 2014-07-31
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