Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Smooth Trunkfish Rhinesomus triqueter

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Ostraciidae [family]
Rhinesomus [genus] (1)
triqueter [species]

Classification

Ostraciidae [family]
Rhinesomus [genus] (1)
triqueter [species]

Names

English name Smooth Trunkfish
Papiamento name Ka'i morto
Alternative Papiamento name Caja di Morto
Alternative Papiamento name Chapin
Valid name Rhinesomus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym sensu lato Ostracion triqueter Linnaeus, 1758
Synonym sensu lato Lactophrys triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification