Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)

Silver-cheeked toadfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Tetraodontidae (Puffers) > Tetraodontinae
Etymology: Lagocephalus: Greek, lagos = hare + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 18 - 100 m (Ref. 11441).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 4919). Lessepsian migrant to the Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 55043).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 110 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 559); common length : 40.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5450); publicerad maxvikt: 7.0 kg (Ref. 4919)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10-13; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8 - 12. Greenish with brown or black spots above; silver band from mouth to caudal fin; belly white; silver blotch in front of eye; pectoral base black (Ref. 4919).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits offshore reefs (Ref. 9563). Sandy bottom (Ref. 95646). Caught by trammel net (Ref. 96695). This species contains tetrodotoxin which may be a source for food poisoning and the Israel Poison Information center registered 13 cases in December 2008 where all were related to the consumption of this fish (Ref. 118670).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Matsuura, Keiichi | Medarbetare

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 June 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Poisonous to eat (Ref. 559)





Human uses

Fiskeri: saknar intresse; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.6 - 28.6, mean 27.3 (based on 762 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01413 (0.01102 - 0.01811), b=2.86 (2.79 - 2.93), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100) .