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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena obtusata Cuvier, 1829 
AphiaID: 212056

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena Artedi, 1793
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena brachygnathos Bleeker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena brachygnathus Bleeker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena chinensis Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena obtusa Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorobtuse barracuda  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus clavatus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus cornutus Heegaard, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus spinosus Yamaguti, 1939 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus sphyraenae Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropinus sphyraenae (Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (65 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (9 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits bays and estuaries (Ref. 9768). Found in schools in seagrass beds and rocky reefs (Ref. 9563). Feeds mainly on fishes. Exhibits diurnal behavior. Also caught with set nets (Ref. 9768). Sold fresh, frozen or dried salted in markets. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212056
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Sphyraena obtusata. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212056 on 2014-08-21
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