Taxon profile


Lagocephalus Swainson, 1839

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Tetraodontidae - puffers

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Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Lagocephalus cheesemanii (Clarke, 1897)
species Lagocephalus gloveri Abe & Tabeta, 1983
species Lagocephalus guentheri Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915 - Diamondback Puffer
species Lagocephalus inermis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
species Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Puffer
species Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Oceanic Puffer
species Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Blowfish
species Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789) - Giant Toadfish

Lagocephalus sceleratus - Giant Toadfish

species Lagocephalus spadiceus (Richardson, 1845) - Brown Backed Toadfish

Lagocephalus spadiceus - Brown Backed Toadfish

species Lagocephalus suezensis Clark & Gohar, 1953
species Lagocephalus wheeleri Abe, Tabeta & Kitahama, 1984

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2272]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lagocephalus Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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