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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sphyraena sphyraena (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sphyraena sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Esox Sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 313 ('Habitat in Mari Mediterraneo').
Sphyraena spet Lacepède, 1803, Hist. nat. Poiss., 5: 324 (Mediterranean).
Sphyraena vulgaris Cuvier, 1829, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 3: 327 (Mediterranean).
Sphyraena spet: Moreau, 1881: 212, fig. 171 Supino, 1920: 353 Soljan, 1963: 209, fig. 477.
Sphyraena sphyraena: Jordan & Evermann, 1896, 47 (1): 826 (Europe, Bermudas) Fowler, 1936, 1: 574 (partim) Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 230, fig. Cadenat, 1964: 660, fig. 3, 6, 7A, 8B, 11 Banarescu, 1964: 607, fig. 259 Svetovidov, 1964: 204, fig. 57 Bini, 1968, 4: 21, fig.


Common names:

asfirna [Iw]
barracuda [En]
barracuda [Pr]
brochet de mer [Fr]
espetón [Es]
iskarmoz [Tu]
leutsos [He]
lizz [Mlt]
luci [Ro]
moghzal [Eg]
picudo [Es]
sfirena [It]
sfirna [He]
skaram [Hr]

Barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena)