Image: Shortspine Porcupinefish, Cyclichthys orbicularis
A Shortspine Porcupinefish at a depth of 20 m, Si Amil Island, Sabah, Malaysia, 30 September 2011.
- Erik Schlögl
- © Erik Schlögl
- Common name:
- Shortspine Porcupinefish
- Scientific name:
- Cyclichthys orbicularis
The species can be recognised by its immovable spines and large dark spots.
It occurs throughout south-east Asia. In Australian it is known from tropical marine and warm temperate waters.