Scientific Name
Lactoria fornasini  
Lactoria fornasini福氏角箱魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bianconi, 1846) Depth 3 - 80M
Chinese 福氏角箱魨 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 箱魨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F507 Ostraciidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 福氏角箱魨 
Max Length 23 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花牛角、箱河魨、海牛港 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Mozambique 
Synonyms Lactoria fuscomaculata, Lactoria galeodon, Lactoria pentacanthus, Ostracion fornasini, Ostracion pentacanthus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-魨形目(蘇等, 2002)  Bianconi, G. G. 1846 Leis, J.M. etc. 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 蘇錦祥, 李春生 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0062634. ASIZP0066163. ASIZP0073687. ASIZP0080126. ASIZP0801421. ASIZP0911421. NMNSF00572. NMNSF01610. NTMP0065. NTUM01331. NTUM01332.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Thornback cowfish; Thornback cow; Backspine cowfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist