Silverstripe blaasop

The Silverstripe blaasop lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 18 - 100 m environment.

silverstripe blaasop, an Asian pufferfish now found in the Mediterranean, which can be fatal if eaten, and the giant nomadic jellyfish, which has a vicious sting and forms swarms of up to 100km long. Against that, the new ladybird looks a rather charming creature. More

(silver toadfish, Silverstripe blaasop)! It shouldn't be in the Mediterranean Sea but this one was caught around South Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea. They are native to Indo-West Pacific!!! Must have made the trip through the Suez canal. More

Common names

Ballon à bande argentée in French (français)
Ballon scélérat in French (français)
Buntal kerisi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Giant toadfish in English
North-West blowfish in English
Phowot in Kumak
Sen-ninfugu in Japanese (日本語)
Silver toadfish in English
Silver-cheeked toadfish in English
silvercheek blaasop in English
Silvercheeked toadfish in English
Silverstripe blaasop in English
Silwerstreep-blaasop in Afrikaans
Tinga-tinga in Tagalog
vusevuse in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
凶兔头鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
凶兔頭魨 in Mandarin Chinese
圆斑兔头鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
圆斑腹刺鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
圓斑兔頭魨 in Mandarin Chinese
圓斑腹刺魨 in Mandarin Chinese
은띠복 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Lagocephalus
Species : Lagocephalus sceleratus
Authority : Gmelin, 1789