First record of Lagocephalus sceleratus in the Adriatic Sea (Croatian coast), a Lessepsian migrant

Sulić Šprem J., Dobroslavić T., Kožul V., Kuzman A., Dulčić J.

Published date: April 2014
Volume: 38
Number: 2
Pagination: 147–148
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

The first record of a Lessepian migrant Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789) in the Adriatic Sea was noted on 17 Oct. 2012. A sexually mature female (Lt = 66.3 cm) weighing 3.531 kg was caught on the northern side of Jakljan Island (southern Adriatic).

Keywords: adriatic Sea - First record - Lagocephalus sceleratus - lessepsian migrant - Tetraodontidae
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