Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Lactoria
Family: Ostraciidae (Fish/Osteichthyes)
Taxon : Fish
Group : Animal

SPECIES
cornuta
NOTES

A cowfish with a long spine above each eye and a posterior spine on each side of the anal fin. Grows to about 46 cm.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A mottled grey-brown
Colour: Grey
Common Name
Longhorn cowfish
Habitat
NOTES: Found dead on the sandbank at the drift
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Lactoria cornutus
Ostracion cornutus



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