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Sphyraena acus


Sphyraena acus was originally described as Sphyraena acus by Lacepède in 1803. It belongs to the family Sphyraenidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   (ex Plumier)
Year   1803
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Istiophoriformes Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
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Genus   Sphyraena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
Genus   Sphyraena
Original Name   Sphyraena        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Sphyraena acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphyraena acus
OriginalSubGenus   Sphyraena
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   (ex Plumier)
Original Year   1803
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Martinique Island or West Indies, western Atlantic.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Collette et al. 1997:23 [ref. 22813].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 5
Page   325, 327
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year (Lacepède 1803)

Current Genus Species Tylosurus acus
Current Species   acus
Current Genus Tylosurus
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lacepède
Current Year   1803
Current Family Sphyraenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Tylosurus acus  (Lacepède 1803). Belonidae.
Name History   •Valid as Tylosurus acus subspecies acus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:166 [ref. 25013], Collette & Banford 2001:51 [ref. 25982], Collette et al. 2003:102 [ref. 26784], Collette 2003:1112 [ref. 26981], Collette 2003:9, 10 [ref. 27306], Paxton et al. 2006:718 [ref. 28995], Allen & Erdmann 2012:165 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:32 [ref. 33341], Psomadakis et al. 2015:176 [ref. 34104]). •Valid as Tylosurus acus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Collette & Berry 1965:391 [ref. 13367], Parin 1967:52 [ref. 10272], Collette & Parin 1970:41 [ref. 7415], Parin 1973:260 [ref. 7191], Dor 1984:65 [ref. 29757], Collette & Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:608 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:106 [ref. 23100], Paxton et al. 1989:343 [ref. 12442], Cervigón 1991:227 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:84 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:270 [ref. 23827], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:584 [ref. 21590], Goren & Dor 1994:16 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:87 [ref. 22896], Santos et al. 1997:126 [ref. 23531], Larson & Williams 1997:350 [ref. 23967], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:69 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:268 [ref. 24023], Arruda 1997:62 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:939 [ref. 23897], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:104 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:206 [ref. 24550], Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:67 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:99 [ref. 27807], Golani 2005:29 [ref. 37112], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Randall 2007:138 [ref. 30952] with subspecies, Fricke 2008:22 [ref. 30182], Larson et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32988], Collette 2016:2126 [ref. 34601], Collette & Bemis 2019:42 [ref. 37342], Psomadakis et al. 2020:336 [ref. 37272]).

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acutipinnis Sphyraena acutipinnis Day [F.] 1876Valid
affinis Sphyraena affinis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
afra Sphyraena afra Peters [W. C. H.] 1844Valid
africana Sphyraena africana Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1909Valid
agam Sphyraena agam Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
akerstromi Sphyraena akerstromi Whitley [G. P.] 1947Synonym
altipinnis Sphyraena altipinnis Ogilby [J. D.] 1910Synonym
arabiansis Sphyraena arabiansis Abdussamad [E. M.] & Retheesh [T. B.] 2015Valid
argentea Sphyraena argentea Girard [C. F.] 1854Valid
aureoflammea Sphyraena aureoflammea Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
aureoviridis Sphyraena aureoviridis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Uncertain
barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards [M.] in Catesby 1771)Valid
becuna Sphyraena becuna Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
bleekeri Sphyraena bleekeri Williams [F.] 1959Synonym
bocagei Sphyraena bocagei Osório [B.] 1891Synonym
borealis Sphyraena borealis DeKay [J. E.] 1842Valid
brachygnathos Sphyraena brachygnathos Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
branneri Sphyraena branneri Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1915In family
chinensis Sphyraena chinensis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803In family
chrysotaenia Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884Synonym
commersonii Sphyraena commersonii Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
dentatus Sphyraena dentatus Saville-Kent [W.] (ex De Vis) 1893Not available
dubia Sphyraena dubia Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
dussumieri Sphyraena dussumieri Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
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