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    Species: Lagocephalus spadiceus
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: Fujita, S. 1966. Egg development, larval stages and rearing of the puffer Lagocephalus lunaris spadiceus (Richardson). J
    Class: C
    Synonyms: Gastrophysus spadiceus, Sphoeroides spadiceus
    Environment: Marine; brackish; demersal; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ). Subtropical
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 19.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 42805 ); common length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5450 )
    Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, South Africa, Australia. Introduced (Lessepsian) in eastern Mediterranean, Israel, Lebanon, Iskenderun, Mersin, Aegean Sea.
    Description: Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal soft rays: 10 - 12
    Biology: Essentially an inhabitant of marine waters, but enters the mouths of rivers (Ref. 4833 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.gr/summary/speciessummary.php?id=8180
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Lagocephalus spadiceus
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