Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Scrawled Cowfish Acanthostracion quadricornis

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

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

Classification

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

Names

English name Scrawled Cowfish
Alternative English name Spotted Trunkfish
Papiamento name Rey di Chapin
Valid name Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym sensu lato Ostracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758

Classification