Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Tetraodontiformes > Diodontidae > Diodon > Diodon hystrix

Diodon hystrix (Ajargo; Black-spotted porcupinefish; Giant porcupinefish; Hedgehog; Hedgehog fish; Porcupine fish; Porcupinefish; Sharptail mola; Spot-fin porcupinefish; Spotted percupine fish; Spotted porcupine; Spotted porcupine fish; Spotted porcupinefish; Spiny puffer; Freckled porcupinefish; Burrfish; Ballonfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The spot-fin porcupinefish (Diodon hystrix), also known as spotted porcupinefish, black-spotted porcupinefish or simply porcupinefish, is a member of the family Diodontidae.
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Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; California Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Chagos Islands; Chile; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Circumtropical. Eastern Pacific: San Diego, California, USA to Chile, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 37955). Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Massachusetts (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: 30°N to 23°S (Re; Circumtropical. Eastern Pacific: San Diego, California, USA to Chile, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 37955). Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Massachusetts (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: 30°N to 23°S (Ref. 6951). Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius (Ref. 33390). Mediterranean (Ref. 50345).; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; Easter Island; Ecuador; El Salvador; Fiji Islands; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of California; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Oman; Guyana; Haiti; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Hsiao-liu-chiu; Humboldt Current; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Israel; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kermadec Islands; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Madeira Islands; Malaysia; Maldives; Manila Bay; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritius; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Montserrat; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Puerto Rico; Raita Bank; Red Sea; Réunion; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Salmon Bank; Samar Sea; Samoa; Sao Tomé and Principe; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Thailand; Tonga; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Yellow Sea;

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