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Diodon holocanthus (longspined porcupinefish, freckled porcupinefish)
Subject: Diodon holocanthus (longspined porcupinefish, freckled porcupinefish)
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Diodon holocanthus (longspined porcupinefish, freckled porcupinefish)

Diodon holocanthus (Porcupine Pufferfish) at Océanopolis, Brest, France
Date 17 April 2006
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Diodon holocanthus, known commonly as the longspined porcupinefish or freckled porcupinefish among other vernacular names, is a species of marine fish in the family Diodontidae. The Longspined porcupinefish has a circumtropical in distribution, being found in the tropical zones of major seas and oceans. Order: Tetraodontiformes, Family: Diodontidae, Genus: Diodon, Species: Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758.

Scientific Name: Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names:
English – Long-spine Porcupinefish, Spiny Porcupinefish, Balloon Porcupinefish, Bloched Porcupine Fish, Blotched Porcupine, Brown Porcupine Fish, Fine-spotted Porcupinefish, Freckled Porcupinefish, Hedgehog Fish, Long-spined Porcupine Fish, Ajargo, Longspine Porcupinefish, Porcupine, Porcupinefish, Spiny Balloonfish, Balloonfish, Spiny Puffer
French – Porc-épic Ballon, Porc-épine Ballon, Souffleur à épines
Spanish – Guanábana, Pejerizo, Pejerizo Balón, Pez Eriso, Pez Erizo Balón, Pez Erizo Mapache, Puercoespín Balón, Puercoespín Pintado, Tamborillo, Tamboril Negro
Atopomycterus bocagei Steindachner, 1866
Diodon holacanthus Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon maculifer Kaup, 1855
Diodon multimaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon novemaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon paraholocanthus Kotthaus, 1979
Diodon pilosus Mitchill, 1815
Diodon quadrimaculatus Cuvier, 1818
Diodon sexmaculatus Cuvier, 1818

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