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Sphyraena barracuda

(Edwards 1771)
  

Sphyraena barracuda was originally described as Esox barracuda by Edwards in 1771. It belongs to the family Sphyraenidae. It is commonly known as --- but has many other common names such as Great barracuda in Australia, great barracuda in USA (contiguous states), Oni-kamasu in Japan, Bicuda in Brazil, Great barracuda in Papua New Guinea. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas (including Red Sea, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Hawaiian Islands), but except not in Eastern Pacific (waifs reaching Galápagos Islands).
Species   barracuda
AuthorWI   Edwards [M.]
AuthorNI   Edwards
Qualification   in Catesby
Year   1771
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   Esox        
Taxon Name   barracuda
Original Combination   Esox barracuda
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Esox barracuda
OriginalSubGenus   Esox
Original Author   Edwards
Original AuthorWI   Edwards [M.]
Original Qualification   in Catesby
Original Year   1771
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bahamas, Western Atlantic.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Nat. Hist. Carolina
Page   1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Sphyraena
Current AuthorWI Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Rüppell
Current Year   1771
Current Family Sphyraenidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas (including Red Sea, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Hawaiian Islands), but except not in Eastern Pacific (waifs reaching Galápagos Islands).

Current Summary   Valid as Sphyraena barracuda  (Edwards 1771). Sphyraenidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Sphyraena barracuda  (Edwards 1771) -- (Russell 2003:1810 [ref. 27114], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Nelson et al. 2004:175 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:749 [ref. 28815], Matamoros et al. 2009:26 [ref. 31241], Wirtz et al. 2007:40 [ref. 30263], Randall 2007:441 [ref. 30952], Béarez 2008:95 [ref. 30486], Fricke et al. 2009:110 [ref. 30213], Matamoros et al. 2009:26 [ref. 31241], Motomura et al. 2010:229 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1037 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:180 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2013:272 [ref. 32706], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:82 [ref. 33341], Kottelat 2013:445 [ref. 32989], Wirtz et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33516]).

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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
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
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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