WoRMS taxon details

Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

127414  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127414)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofTetraodon lagocephalus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Oceanic, near surface (Ref. 2850). Carnivorous (Ref. 9349), feeds on crustaceans and squids (Ref. 10001).  
Description Oceanic, near surface (Ref. 2850). Carnivorous (Ref. 9349), feeds on crustaceans and squids (Ref. 10001). [details]

Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to Brazil   
Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to Brazil  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127414 on 2018-05-28
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z
changed
2013-05-30 06:24:41Z
changed
2018-01-25 15:42:21Z
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original description  (ofTetraodon lagocephalus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 332 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 332 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofLagocephalus lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLagocephalus lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Relini, Giulio (2006). Agnatha Osteichthyes, in: Revisione della Checklist della fauna marina italiana., available online at http://www.faunaitalia.it/checklist/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetraodon janthinus Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetraodon lagocephalus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrodon pennantii Yarrell, 1836) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrodon stellatus Donovan, 1804) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLagocephalus lagocephalus nigridorsum Fowler, 1944) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Oceanic, near surface (Ref. 2850). Carnivorous (Ref. 9349), feeds on crustaceans and squids (Ref. 10001). [details]

Diet Feeds on crustaceans and squids  [details]

Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to Brazil  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Primarily an oceanic, pelagic species but may enter estuaries. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English pufferfishoceanic pufferocean puffer  [details]
Spanish botete oce├ínico  [details]
Turkish mavi balon baligi  [details]