Lagocephalus lagocephalus (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 : 114

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Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus 1758)


Lagocephalus lagocephalus (Linnaeus 1758) —Oceanic puffer

Taxonomy. New record from Lebanon based on a specimen landed from off Beirut (29 June 2010). Material in collection: AUBM ( OS2385 ) .

Distribution. Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas.

Conservation. IUCN: Global ( LC: 8 June 2011); Med. ( LC: 15 November 2007). Capture and threats: Unknown. Occurrence: Rare. Low priority for conservation action .