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Sphyraena acutipinnis


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 Sharpfin barracuda in Australia, Sharpfin barracuda in USA, Ôyamato-kamasu in Japan, Balyos in Philippines, Sharp-fin barracuda in South Africa, Sharp-fin barracuda in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acutipinnis
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1876
Status   Valid
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   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 ---

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 Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Also found in bays (Ref. 9768). Schooling species. Nocturnally active (Ref. 9768).

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], Abdussamad et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33861], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:117 [ref. 36167], Psomadakis et al. 2015:308 [ref. 34104], Fricke et al. 2018:358 [ref. 35805], Ballen 2019:402 [ref. 37027], Psomadakis et al. 2020:563 [ref. 37272]).

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acus Sphyraena acus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Plumier) 1803Synonym
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 1803In family
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
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