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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Tetraodontidae Puffers
Subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Genus: Lagocephalus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lagocephalus cheesemanii Southwest Pacific 1897
Lagocephalus gloveri Indo-West Pacific 35 SL 1983
Lagocephalus guentheri Diamondback puffer Indo-West Pacific 26 TL 1915
Lagocephalus inermis Smooth blaasop Indo-West Pacific 90 SL 1850
Lagocephalus laevigatus Smooth puffer Western Atlantic 100 TL 1766
Lagocephalus lagocephalus Oceanic puffer Circumglobal 61 TL 1758
Lagocephalus lunaris Lunartail puffer Indo-West Pacific 45 SL 1801
Lagocephalus sceleratus Silver-cheeked toadfish Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 4 110 SL 1789
Lagocephalus spadiceus Half-smooth golden pufferfish Indo-West Pacific 43.1 TL 1845
Lagocephalus suezensis Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1953
Lagocephalus wheeleri Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1984



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