Common name of Arothron hispidus
 
Common name Witspikkel-blaasop
Language Afrikaans
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country South Africa
Locality
Ref. Smith, M.M. and P.C. Heemstra, 1986
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core morphology
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'blaasop', i.e., blow up, refers to the morphology of the fish (Nico E. Willemse, Coll. No. 375, personal communication)
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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