OSTRACIIDAE, Rafinesque, 1810

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald, 2018, Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants, Zootaxa 4509 (1), pp. 1-215 : 180-181

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OSTRACIIDAE

Lactoria cornuta (Linnaeus 1758)

Red Sea: Egypt ( Haroun et al. 2017).

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Eritrea ( Picaglia 1895, as Ostracion cornutus ), Yemen ( Clark & Gohar 1953).

General distribution: Southern Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to southern Japan, Ogasawara Islands, Marquesas and Tuamotu islands.

Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus 1758

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Gruvel & Chabanaud 1937).

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Ben-Tuvia & Steinitz 1952), Jordan ( Bouchon et al. 1981).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt (Rüppell 1828), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955, as Ostracion tuberculatus ), Eritrea ( Guichenot 1847), Saudi Arabia (Klausewitz 1967, as Ostracion tuberculatus ), Yemen (Heda et al. 1998).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Tuamotu Archipelago .

Remark: Two specimens were recorded from the eastern Medierranean Sea ( Bariche 2011).

Ostracion cyanurus Rüppell 1828

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Tortonese 1968), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871), Sudan ( Clark & Gohar 1953), Eritrea ( Sanzo 1930), Saudi Arabia (Rüppell 1828).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf.

Tetrosomus gibbosus (Linnaeus 1758)

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Gruvel & Chabanaud 1937, as Ostracion turritus ; El-Ganainy et al 2005, as Tetrasomus gibbosus ).

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Lieske & Myers 2010), Israel ( Ben-Tuvia & Steinitz 1952, as Rhineosoma gibbosus ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Ostracion turritus ), Sudan ( Sanzo 1930, as Ostracion turritus ), Eritrea (Rüppell 1828, as Ostracion turritus ; Tortonese 1956, as Rhinesomus gibbosus ), Saudi Arabia ( Bogorodsky et al. 2014b), Yemen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Ostracion turritus ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to southern Japan, Philippines and New Caledonia.

Remark: Lessepsian migrant into eastern Mediterranean (see Spanier & Goren 1988).