Lophodiodon calori

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Lophodiodon calori
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Diodontidae
Genus: Lophodiodon
Fraser-Brunner, 1943
Species: L. calori
Binomial name
Lophodiodon calori
(Bianconi, 1854)

Lophodiodon calori also known as the Four-bar porcupinefish, is a species of porcupinefish native to the Indo-Pacific where it is found at depths down to 100 metres (330 ft) over the continental shelves. This species grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2014): Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014. Ichthyological Research, 62 (1): 72-113.