Lagocephalus sceleratus

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Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1788)

Bat-shaped body. Reaches sizes of ≈100 cm, but the common length is ≈50 cm. Mouth with fused jaw teeth which are very sharp. A characteristic silver band runs along the sides. Back silvery-grey with black dots of nearly equal size, belly white.

Corsini, M., Margies, P., Kondylatos, G., Economidis, P.S., (2006). Three new exotic fish records from the SE Aegean Greek waters. Scientia Marina 70: 319-323.

Records of Lagocephalus sceleratus

Sites where Lagocephalus sceleratus has been recorded in the Hellenic Sea.


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