Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Longspined Porcupinefish Diodon holocanthus

Photo: Larry Morin

Classification

Diodontidae [family]
Diodon [genus] (2)
holocanthus [species]

Classification

Diodontidae [family]
Diodon [genus] (2)
holocanthus [species]

Names

English name Longspined Porcupinefish
Alternative English name Balloonfish
Papiamento name Djindja
Valid name Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758

Classification