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Giant Toadfish
Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)

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

Scientific synonyms

Fugu sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Gastrophysis sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Gastrophysus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Gastrophysus scleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Lagocephalus scleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Lagocephalus scleratus Forster, 1789
Pleudranacanthus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Pleuranacanthus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Spheroides sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)
Sphoeroides sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)

Other names

= North-west Blowfish
= Silver Toadfish

Least Concern

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4761]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14180]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [166947]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Murat Bilecenoglu, Murat Kaya and Sencer Akalin (2006): Range expansion of silverstripe blaasop, Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789), to the northern Aegean Sea [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2006/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 289-291 [as Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)]
EN Panagiotis Kasapidis, Panagiota Peristeraki, Georgios Tserpes and Antonios Magoulas (2007): First record of the Lessepsian migrant Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin 1789) (Osteichthyes: Tetraodontidae) in the Cretan Sea (Aegean, Greece) [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2007/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 2, Issue 1: 71-73 [as Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin 1789)]

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