Summary: Acanthostracion quadricornis

Latin name: Acanthostracion quadricornis
Author: Linnaeus, 1758

Synonym: Ostracion quadricornis
Author: Linnaeus, 1758

Synonym 2: Lactophrys quadricornis
Author: Linnaeus, 1758

English name: scrawled cowfish
Papiamentu name: chupa chupa
Dutch name: atlantische koffervis
Spanish name: chapĂ­n
French name: coffre taureau

Total length: 20
Weight (gr.):

Origin of picture:
Location: marine / reef

Taxonomy of Acanthostracion quadricornis

  • Superclass: Gnathostomata
    • Subclass: Actinopterygii
      • Root: Neopterygii
        • Root: Teleostei
          • Root: Euteleostei
            • Order: Tetraodontiformes
              • Family: Ostraciidae