Scientific Name
Arothron meleagris  
Arothron meleagris白點叉鼻魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1798) Depth 3 - 24M
Chinese 白點叉鼻魨 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 四齒魨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F509 Tetraodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 白點叉鼻魨 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 白點規仔、海豬仔、規仔、刺規(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pan_Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Asia 
Synonyms Arothron ophryas, Ovoides latifrons, Tetraodon lacrymatus, Tetraodon meleagris, Tetrodon meleagris, Tetrodon setosus   
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-魨形目(蘇等, 2002)  Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 蘇錦祥, 李春生 編著 2002 
Specimen List FRIP21702.  
Common Name White-spotted puffer; White-spotted balloon; Guineafowl blaasop; Guineafowl puffer 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist