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 Lactophrys tricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym sensu lato Ostracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758

Classification