Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Honeycomb Cowfish Acanthostracion polygonius

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Ostraciidae [family]
Acanthostracion [genus] (2)
polygonius [species]

Classification

Ostraciidae [family]
Acanthostracion [genus] (2)
polygonius [species]

Names

English name Honeycomb Cowfish
Papiamento name Chupachupa
Valid name Acanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876
Synonym Acanthostracion polygonia Poey, 1876

Classification