WoRMS taxon details

Sphyraena obtusata Cuvier, 1829

212056  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212056)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1829). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome troisième. Suite du Livre troisième. Des percoïdes à dorsale unique à sept rayons branchiaux et à dents en velours ou en cardes. <em>F. G. Levrault, Paris.</em> v. 3: i-xxviii + 2 pp. + 1-500, Pls. 41-71. [Cuvier authored volume. i-xxii + 1-368 in Strasbourg edition.]. [details]   
Description Inhabits bays and estuaries (Ref. 9768). Found in schools in seagrass beds and rocky reefs (Ref. 9563). Feeds mainly on...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Sphyraena obtusata Cuvier, 1829. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212056 on 2022-11-28
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1829). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome troisième. Suite du Livre troisième. Des percoïdes à dorsale unique à sept rayons branchiaux et à dents en velours ou en cardes. <em>F. G. Levrault, Paris.</em> v. 3: i-xxviii + 2 pp. + 1-500, Pls. 41-71. [Cuvier authored volume. i-xxii + 1-368 in Strasbourg edition.]. [details]   

original description  (of Sphyraena brachygnathos Bleeker, 1855) Bleeker, P. (1855). Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van Batjan. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 7 (no. 3): 359-378. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Tsang, E.P.K., Milicich, M., Winstanley, T. & Ng, W.C. (2004) Study on the suitability of Tai Long Wan Area as Marine Park or Marine Reserve. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals (Suez Canal) [details]

From other sources
Description 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]
LanguageName 
English obtuse barracuda  [details]
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