Scientific Name
Rhinecanthus aculeatus  
Rhinecanthus aculeatus尖吻棘魨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Linnaeus, 1758) Depth 2 - 60M
Chinese 尖吻棘魨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鱗魨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F505 Balistidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 叉斑銼鱗魨 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑紋砲彈、尖板機魨、包仔(澎湖)、狄婆(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality India 
Synonyms Balistapus aculeatus, Balistes aculeatus, Balistes heteracanthus, Balistes ornatissimus, Monacanthus cheverti, Rhineacanthus aculeatus, Rhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus   
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)  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 ASIZP0054088. ASIZP0054355. ASIZP0056882. ASIZP0058479. FRIP00114. FRIP20201. NMMSTP00442. NTOU-AE6013. NTUM02672. NTUM02673. NTUM02674. NTUM02675. NTUM02676. NTUM08181.  
Common Name Picassofish; Prickly triggerfish; Picasso triggerfish; Picasso; Painted trigger; White-barred triggerfish; Whitebanded triggerfish; Whitebarred triggerfish; White-banded triggerfish; Blackbar triggerfish; Lagoon humu; Lagoon triggerfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist