Arothron carduus

The Arothron carduus lives in the demersal, marine environment.

A rare pufferfish, Arothron carduus (CANTOR, 1849), is redescribed on the basis of the holotype and two additional specimens. More

Arothron carduus (Cantor, 1849) Arothron carduus Arothron citrinellus (G・ther, 1870) Arothron nigropunctatus Blackspotted puffer Arothron diadematus (R・pell, 1829) Arothron diadematus Masked puffer Arothron dorsovittatus Blyth, 1860 Tetraodon fluviatilis Green pufferfish Arothron firmamentum (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Arothron More

Arothron carduus Matsuura & Okuno, 1991Tetrodon carduus Cantor, 1849; (valid as) - ?Arothron erethizon Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 - Arothron firmamentum Matsuura, 1984Tetraodon firmamentum Temminck & Schlegel, 1850; (valid as) Boesemanichthys More

Common names

荆棘叉鼻鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
荊棘叉鼻魨 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Arothron
Species : Arothron carduus
Authority : Cantor, 1849