Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales. Not present in Hawaii (Ref. 9680). Southeast Atlantic: southeast coast of South Africa (Ref. 4423).
Image locations: Nakhon Si Thammarat (Koh Tao)
Images of Diodon liturosus from Thailand.
Diodon liturosus (Black-blotched porcupinefish). Koh Tao, Chumphon Province. April, 2013.