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Diodon echinatus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 646340

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): whispy burrfish [English]
  Valid Name: Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 03-Feb-2015, website (version 03-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 09-Feb-2015   
  Reference for: Diodon echinatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Leis, Jeffrey M.   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nomenclature and distribution of the species of the porcupinefish family Diodontidae (Pisces, Teleostei)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 63, no. 1   
  Page(s): 77-90   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1447-2554   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Diodon echinatus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: No types known, status 'Uncertain' as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus 1758) (online Catalog of Fishes, 2017) based on Leis (2006:80-81)  



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