Lagocephalus suezensis Clark & Gohar, 1953,

Bogorodsky, Sergey V., Alpermann, Tilman J., Mal, Ahmad O. & Gabr, Mohamed H., 2014, Survey of demersal fishes from southern Saudi Arabia, with five new records for the Red Sea, Zootaxa 3852 (4), pp. 401-437: 434

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3852.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:350DD9AE-B559-4DE6-94C6-EDCB90F4EAB4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B37C1D6E-FF89-487C-AEF2-FD57FDBF9AA1

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Plazi

scientific name

Lagocephalus suezensis Clark & Gohar, 1953
status

 

Lagocephalus suezensis Clark & Gohar, 1953 

Material examined. SMF 35112View Materials (1: 8.5 cm); SMF 35113View Materials (1: 7.8 cm); KAUMM 155 (1: 8.4 cm).

Remarks. Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)  is a similar species characterized by the presence of small Black blotchs dorsally and more rays in dorsal (11–13), anal (9–12), and pectoral fins (16–18) ( Randall 1995). Trawled specimens have dorsal-fin rays 10 or 11 (10: 2, 11: 1), anal-fin rays 8 or 9 (8: 1; 9: 2), and pectoral-fin rays 16, and brown blotches and spots dorsally.

SMF

Forschungsinstitut und Natur-Museum Senckenberg