Lagocephalus spadiceus

Author: Richardson, 1844

Lagocephalus spadiceus Richardson, 1844

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Lagocephalus spadiceus (Richardson, 1845) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: dorsal finrays 12; anal finrays 10 12. Colour: dark green above, yellow on sides and white below. Size: to 30 cm SL.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: eastern Mediterranean (Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Aegean Sea); immigrant via Suez Canal from Indo-western Pacific.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Tortonese, 1956: 977, pl. 51 (fig. 23).
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.