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The new record of a puffer fish âTakifugu oblongus Bloch, 1786â (Tetraodontiformes, Tetraodontidae) is recorded for the first time the muddy shores of the inter-tidal zone of Bandar-e-Abbas city, in the northern Persian Gulf, Iran in March 2011. The morphological features of Takifugu oblongus are described. This species has previously been recorded from Indo-West Pacific, South Africa to Indonesia, Japan, China, and Korea (locality type). This finding considerably extends our knowledge of the distribution of Takifugu oblongus.