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Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

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(of Tetraodon lagocephalus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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. (2024). FishBase. Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127414 on 2024-03-04
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2013-01-08 14:50:09Z
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2013-05-30 06:24:41Z
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2018-01-25 15:42:21Z
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original description  (of Tetraodon lagocephalus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Tetrodon stellatus Donovan, 1804) Donovan, E. (1802-08). The natural history of British fishes, including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species, and an extensive selection of accurately finished coloured plates. <em>London.</em> 1-516 unnumbered, Pls. 1-120. [v. 1, 1802:1-70, Pls. 1-24; v. 2, 1803:71-164, Pls. 25-48; v. 3, 1804:165-300, Pls. 49-72; v. 4, 1806:301-406, Pls. 73-96, v. 5, 1808: 407-516, Pls. 97-120.].
page(s): 6 unnum. pp., Pl. 66 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> 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. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 332 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
LanguageName 
English pufferfishoceanic pufferocean puffer  [details]
Japanese クマサカフグ  [details]
Russian Океанский зайцеголовый иглобрюх  [details]
Spanish botete oceánico  [details]
Turkish mavi balon baligi  [details]