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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger, 1884

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger, 1884


Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger, 1884, Fische des Rothen Meeres: 128, pl. 9 (fig. 3) ('Koseir, Red Sea'). Four syntypes: Stuttgart Nat. Mus. no. 2073 (2 syntypes without number); and 2 syntypes: ZMHU no. 10577, 10578.
Sphyraena obtusata (nec Cuvier, 1829): Ben-Tuvia, 1953: 15, fig. 8. Sphyraena chrysotaenia: Ben-Tuvia, 1966: 262.

Common names:

bécune obtuse [Fr]
obtuse barracuda [En]

Obtuse barracuda (Sphyraena chrysotaenia)