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Sphyraena acutipinnis

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Sphyraena acutipinnis was originally described as Sphyraena acutipinnis by Day in 1876. It belongs to the family Sphyraenidae. It is commonly known as Sharpfin barracuda but has many other common names such as in Australia as Sharpfin barracuda , in USA (contiguous states) as Sharpfin barracuda, in Japan as Ôyamato-kamasu, in Philippines as Balyos, in South Africa as Sharp-fin barracuda, in South Africa as Sharp-fin barracuda. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Madagascar and Réunion (Mascarenes) east to Marquesas Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago, north to southern Japan.
Species   acutipinnis
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1876
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Istiophoriformes Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Sphyraena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
Genus   Sphyraena
Original Name   Sphyraena        
Taxon Name   acutipinnis
Original Combination   Sphyraena acutipinnis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphyraena acutipinnis
OriginalSubGenus   Sphyraena
Original Author   Day
Original AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1876
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sind [Sindh], Pakistan, Arabian Sea, Western Indian Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:160 [ref. 23762].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZSI F1599
Journal   Fishes India
Citation   Part 2
Page   342
Illustrations   Pl. 79 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Sphyraena acutipinnis
Current Species   acutipinnis
Current Genus   Sphyraena
Current AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Day
Current Year   1876
Current Family   Sphyraenidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Also found in bays (Ref. 9768). Schooling species. Nocturnally active (Ref. 9768).
   
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Madagascar and Réunion (Mascarenes) east to Marquesas Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago, north to southern Japan.

Current Summary   Valid as Sphyraena acutipinnis  Day 1876. Sphyraenidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Sphyraena acutipinnis  Day 1876 -- (de Sylva 1975:83 [ref. 6302], de Sylva & Williams 1986:722 [ref. 6301], Francis 1993:164 [ref. 25479], Francis & Randall 1993:132 [ref. 20996], Randall 1995:367 [ref. 22896], Chen et al. 1997:35 [ref. 26476], Fricke 1999:555 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:743 [ref. 25471], Allen 2000:123 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:38 [ref. 25847], Senou 2001:3689 [ref. 26303], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:373 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:498 [ref. 28379], Bray & Hoese 2006:1749 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2009:110 [ref. 30213], Kottelat 2013:445 [ref. 32989]).

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acus Sphyraena acus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Plumier) 1803)Synonym
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
antillana Sphyraena antillana Plumier [C.] in Lacepède 1803Not available
arabiansis Sphyraena arabiansis Abdussamad [E. M.], Retheesh [T. B.], Thangaraja [R.], Bineesh [K. K.] & Prakashan [D.] 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 (Edwards [M.] in Catesby 1771)Valid
barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
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] 1915Action
chinensis Sphyraena chinensis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Uncertain
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
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