Spotbase burrfish

Red Sea to South Africa and east to southern Japan, the Philippines, Australia and New Caledonia.

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The Spotbase burrfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 90 m environment.

* Spotbase burrfish, Cyclichthys spilostylus (Leis & Randall, 1982) * Genus Dicotylichthys * Three-barred porcupinefish, Dicotylichthys punctulatus Kaup, More

Common names

burrfish in English
Butete in Cebuano
Doto in Surigaonon
Duto in Surigaonon
Geelspikkel-klitsvis in Afrikaans
Gelbflecken-Igelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Gulplettet pindsvinefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pez erizo in sp
Pez erizo base de punto in Spanish (español)
Poisson-hérisson à points jaunes in French (français)
Spotbase burrfish in English
Tagotong in Cebuano
Tagutong in Surigaonon
Yellow-spotted burrfish in English
Yellow-spotted porcupinefish in English
Yellowspotted Burrfish in English
黃斑圓刺魨 in Mandarin Chinese
黄斑圆刺鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Diodontidae
Genus : Cyclichthys
Species : Cyclichthys spilostylus
Authority : Leis & Randall, 1982