Diodon


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Diodon

(dī'ō-don),
A genus of porcupine fishes related to balloon fish, globefish, and puffers. Although the common puffer is widely eaten as "sea squab" in the United States, many puffers, especially in the Pacific, are poisonous because of the presence of a neurotoxin, tetrodotoxin, in the liver and ovary.
[G. di-, two, + odous (odont-), tooth]
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134 The scorpionfish Diodon holacanthus has a very effective strategy to repel predators: inflating itself with water like a balloon, and turning its perpendicular spines into an armed globe.
DNA amount can be more than 500C in Diodon holacanthus (7) or 5000C in Lophius piscatorius (8).
Borgersen (941) 697-0199; borg227@ewol.com USS Diablo SS479: Tom Lambertson (361) 749-4598; tlambertson@centurytel.net USS Diodon SS-349: Glenn Boothe (559) 291-5330 USS Dortch DD-670: Ed Olson (715) 259-7195 USS Dunlap DD384: Gene Ruttan (520) 818-9210 USS Eldridge DE173: Theodore R.
Unidentified boxfish 159 Lactophrys trigonius Trunkfish Tetraodontidae, Puffers 160 Diodon hystrix Porcupinefish 161 Sphoeroides spp.
En La Entrega, se observo que el contacto continuo de los banistas en ambientes arenosos, atrae a un conjunto de especies de peces (Scarus compressus, Balistes polylepis, Halichoeres nicholsi, Diodon hystrix y Mugil curema).
Habitos alimentarios de Diodon histrix y Diodon holocanthus (Pisces: Diodontidae), en las costas de Jalisco y Colima, Mexico.
The other shark species caught had nearly empty stomachs with only the presence of the bait or quite digested items such as vertebrae, eyes and scales from teleost fish and squid beaks, with the exception of 1 great hammerhead, which had two specimens of snapper fish (Lutjanidae) its stomach; and the largest tiger shark (346.0 cm TL), which had a total of 17.2 kg of prey in its stomach, of which it was possible to identify a French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru), an olive sea turtle (Lepitochelys oliviacea), a porcupinefish (Diodon sp.) and squid beaks.
Gempylus serpens, Canthidermis maculatus, Diodon spp.).
Sonnleitner (920) 235-1866 USS Density AM218: LaVerne Bailey (903) 769-3187 USS Diodon SS349 (all shipmates 1946-72): Don Remily (417) 532-1676; e-mail: ldremily@jobe.net USS Dobbin AD-3 (incl USS Dewey DD349, Hull DD350, MacDonough D351, Worden DD352): A.E.
8201.50 3.55 Euthynus lineatus 70.00 0.03 Katsuwonus pelamis 13.30 0.01 Scomber japonicus 67055.50 29.01 Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistes polylepis 5721.00 2.48 Xanthichthys mento 115.00 0.05 Lagocephalus lagocephalus 135.00 0.06 Diodontidae Diodon holocanthus 68.00 0.03 Tabla 2.