The families Muraenidae, Blenniidae, Gobiidae, and Labridae had two species each, and the families Synodontidae, Holocentridae, Cirrhitidae, Sciaenidae, Serranidae, Tripterygiidae, Tetraodontidae
, and Diodontidae had one species each.
The list under 'B' alone, when read aloud, can be a tongue twister: baga-baga, bagaong, bakoko, balang o pez volador (Excoetidae), balila, banak (Mugil cephalus Linn.), bangokngok, barangan, bikuda, bidbid, bonito, buan-buan, buguing, bungayngay, butete (Tetraodontidae
) and buteteng saguing (Spheroides lunaris Bleck et schn.).
Rotundo MM (2007) Sintese historica sobre a pesquisa em baiacus (Tetraodontiformes: tetraodontidae
- diodontidae) entre os seculos XIX e XX.
a parasite of Tetraodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758 (Tetraodontidae
), Myxidium anisocapsularis sp.
First record of the Lessepsian migrant Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin 1789) (Osteichthyes: Tetraodontidae
) in the Cretan Sea (Aegean, Greece).
Studies on the Tetrodotoxins of Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch & Schneider) (Fishes: Tetraodontidae
) from the Red Sea.
Other TTX- possessing species such as puffer fish (Tetraodontidae
) have been shown to have virtually no TTX when raised in captivity, whereas they have very high levels of TTX in the wild (as reviewed by Williams 2010).
Tetrodotoxin is a heat-stable and acid-stable, nonprotein, alkaloid toxin found in many species of the fish family Tetraodontidae
(puffer fish) as well as in certain gobies, amphibians, invertebrates, and the blue-ringed octopus (2).
gibbosum, such as the Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), Hogfishes, (Lachnolaimus maximus) and Pufferfishes, Tetraodontidae