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Sphyraena acutipinnis  Day, 1876

Sharpfin barracuda
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sphyraenidae (Barracudas)
Etymology: Sphyraena: Greek, sphyraina, -es = the name of a fish (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Day.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten revassocierade; djupintervall ? - 66 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical, preferred ?; 32°N - 24°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan. No record from the Western Central Pacific but H. Senou believes that it occurs from the Philippines to north-eastern Australia (Ref. 9768). The exact range is uncertain because of confusion of this species with Sphyraena helleri (Ref. 9768).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5491); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9137)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 6; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8-9; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8. Body with a narrow dark stripe on the lower flank; a dark marking on body near pelvic fin base; caudal fin darkish (Ref. 9775).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Also found in bays (Ref. 9768). Schooling species. Nocturnally active (Ref. 9768).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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