WoRMS taxon details

Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

158933  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158933)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Tetrodon laevigatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Western Atlantic: New England, USA and Bermuda to Argentina   
Distribution Western Atlantic: New England, USA and Bermuda to Argentina  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158933 on 2020-07-05
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Tetrodon laevigatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: New England, USA and Bermuda to Argentina  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English smooth puffer  [details]
Spanish botete grande  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Lagocephalus laevigatus USNM 393444 radiograph predorsal and caudal area, specimen 1)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Lagocephalus laevigatus USNM 393444 radiograph predorsal and caudal area, specimen 2.)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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