TETRAODONTIFORMES

Mucientes, Gonzalo & Arronte, Juan Carlos, 2010, Marine fishes from Galicia (NW Spain): an updated checklist, Zootaxa 2667, pp. 1-27: 24

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.276366

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03856F28-FF84-8152-14D7-FCD2A67CF806

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

TETRAODONTIFORMES
status

 

ORDER TETRAODONTIFORMES  

Family Balisitidae

Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789   — Grey trigger fish

Family Tetraodontidae  

Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)   — Puffer fish

Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1758)   — Smooth puffer

Not mentioned for Galicia neither by Tortonese in Whitehead et al. (1986) nor by Quéro et al. (2003). Known by a single specimen of 51 cm TL ( Figure 17 View FIGURE 17 ) caught in July 2009 in the Cies Islands, in the mouth of the Ría de Vigo (South Galicia) (Bañón & Santás, in press).

Family Diodontidae  

Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758   — Spot-fin porcupinefish

Family Molidae  

Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)   — Sunfish Ranzania laevis (Pennant, 1776)   — Truncated sunfish