Scientific Name
Arothron nigropunctatus  
Arothron nigropunctatus黑斑叉鼻魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Depth 3 - 25M
Chinese 黑斑叉鼻魨 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 四齒魨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F509 Tetraodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黑斑叉鼻魨 
Max Length 33 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 狗頭、污點河魨、規仔、刺規(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tranquebar, India 
Synonyms Arothron citrinellus, Arothtron nigropunctatus, Tetraodon nigropunctatus, Tetraodon nigropunctatus var. citrinella, Tetrodon nigropunctatus, Tetrodon nigropunctatus var. citrinella   
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)  Su, J. etc. 1986 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 ASIZP0054970. ASIZP0055386. ASIZP0057607. ASIZP0058174. FRIP01122. FRIP22418. NMMBP05617. NMMSTP00686. NTUM02356. NTUM02357. NTUM02358. NTUM02359.  
Common Name Puffer fish; Blackspotted blaasop; Black spotted puffer; Black spotted blow fish; Blackspotted puffer; Blackspotted toadfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist