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Sphyraena argentea

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Sphyraena argentea was originally described as Sphyraena argentea by Girard in 1854. It belongs to the family Sphyraenidae. It is commonly known as Pacific barracuda but has many other common names such as California barracuda in USA (contiguous states), Barracuda plateada in Mexico, Pacific barracuda in British Columbia, Pacific barracuda in Canada, Bécune argentée in France. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   argentea
AuthorWI   Girard [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Girard
Qualification   ---
Year   1854
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   argentea
Original Combination   Sphyraena argentea
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphyraena argentea
OriginalSubGenus   Sphyraena
Original Author   Girard
Original AuthorWI   Girard [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 7
Page   144

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Sphyraena argentea
Current Species   argentea
Current Genus Sphyraena
Current AuthorWI Girard [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Girard
Current Year   1854
Current Family Sphyraenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found usually near shore. Often occurs in small schools. Young enter bays. Migrates south from the California coast during autumn, but may remain in front of the Mexican coast throughout the year (Ref. 9345). Feeds mainly on other fishes. Preyed upon by s
Depth Range From 0 to 18 meters.
   
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Sphyraena argentea  Girard 1854. Sphyraenidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Sphyraena argentea  Girard 1854 -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:235 [ref. 9277], McAllister 1990:155 [ref. 14674], Sommer in Fischer et al. 1995:1620 [ref. 22830], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:460 [ref. 24550], Lea & Rosenblatt 2000:124 [ref. 25206], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:803 [ref. 25968], Nelson et al. 2004:175 [ref. 27807], Béarez 2008:95 [ref. 30486], Page et al. 2013:180 [ref. 32708]).

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