Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus 1758)

Bariche, Michel & Fricke, Ronald, 2020, The marine ichthyofauna of Lebanon: an annotated checklist, history, biogeography, and conservation status, Zootaxa 4775 (1), pp. 1-157 : 104-105

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4775.1.1

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4346470

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scientific name

Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus 1758)
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Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus 1758) —Flying gurnard

Taxonomy. First record from Lebanon as Cephalacanthus volitans (Linnaeus) by Mouneimné (1977: 66); subsequently recorded as Cephalacanthus volitans (Linnaeus 1758) by Mouneimné (2002: 125). Material in collection: ANSP, AUBM, BMNH and USNM.

Distribution. Mediterranean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Black Sea; both sides of the Atlantic; also well offshore.

Conservation. IUCN: Global ( LC: 29 January 2013); Med. ( LC: 15 November 2007). Capture and threats: FIB, unknown. Occurrence: Rare. Low priority for conservation action .