Diodontidae - Porcupinefishes

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the diodontid fishes on the site. These include the Burrfishes and Porcupinefishes.

Globefish at Storm Bay

Photographer: Duncan Giblin © Duncan Giblin

Diodontidae Spiny Pufferfish jaw
Allomycterus pilatus Australian Burrfish
Chilomycterus reticulatus Spotfin Porcupinefish
Cyclichthys orbicularis Shortspine Porcupinefish
Dicotylichthys punctulatus Three-bar Porcupinefish
Diodon holocanthus Freckled Porcupinefish
Diodon hystrix Black-spotted Porcupinefish
Diodon liturosus Blackblotched Porcupinefish
Diodon nicthemerus Globefish
Diodon new species? Spiny Pufferfish (new species?)
Diodon sp. Unknown Porcupinefish


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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