Lagocephalus sceleratus, Silver-cheeked toadfish : aquarium

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Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)

Silver-cheeked toadfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Tetraodontidae (Puffers) > Tetraodontinae
Etymology: Lagocephalus: Greek, lagos = hare + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Gmelin.

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

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 18 - 100 m (Ref. 11441).   Tropical

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

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

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 43.3  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 110 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 559); common length : 40.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 5450); peso massimo pubblicato: 7.0 kg (Ref. 4919)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 10-13; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 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).

Biologia     Glossario (es. 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 Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Matsuura, Keiichi | Collaboratori

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. 123251)

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

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Poisonous to eat (Ref. 559)





Human uses

Pesca: di nessun interesse; Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.6 - 28.6, mean 27.3 °C (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 (0.01161 - 0.01718), b=2.84 (2.78 - 2.90), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.4 se; based on diet studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 23.3 [8.5, 50.6] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.407 [0.218, 0.803] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.2 [16.9, 21.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.119 [0.057, 0.236] g/100g ; Selenium = 48.7 [27.5, 105.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 59.3 [22.4, 152.7] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.863 [0.604, 1.267] mg/100g (wet weight);