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Sphyraena  Artedi in Röse, 1793
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170425

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sphyraena chinensis Lacepčde, 1803
    Sphyrena Artedi in Röse, 1793
  Common Name(s): barracudas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                        FamilySphyraenidae  – barracudas, barracudas, barracudas  
                                           GenusSphyraena Artedi in Röse, 1793 – barracudas  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Sphyraena acutipinnis Day, 1876 – cheekflap barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena afra Peters, 1844  
                                              Species Sphyraena africana Gilchrist and Thompson, 1909  
                                              Species Sphyraena argentea Girard, 1854 – Pacific barracuda, barracuda plateada 
                                              Species Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards in Catesby, 1771) – picúa, great barracuda, barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena borealis DeKay, 1842 – northern sennet, picudilla 
                                              Species Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger, 1884 – green-and-gold barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena ensis Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – vicuda, barracuda mexicana, Mexican barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena flavicauda Rüppell, 1838 – yellowstripe barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                              Species Sphyraena guachancho Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – guaguanche, guaguancho, tolete 
                                              Species Sphyraena helleri Jenkins, 1901  
                                              Species Sphyraena idiastes Heller and Snodgrass, 1903 – barracuda pelícano, pelican barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena japonica Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – Japanese barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena jello Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – Indo-Malaysian barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena lucasana Gill, 1863 – barracuda de Cortés, Cortez barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena nigripinnis Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                              Species Sphyraena novaehollandiae Günther, 1860 – shortfinned barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena obtusata Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                              Species Sphyraena pinguis Günther, 1874 – brown barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena putnamae Jordan and Seale, 1905  
                                              Species Sphyraena qenie Klunzinger, 1870  
                                              Species Sphyraena sphyraena (Linnaeus, 1758) – European barracuda 
                                              Species Sphyraena tome Fowler, 1903  
                                              Species Sphyraena viridensis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                              Species Sphyraena waitii Ogilby, 1908  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Sphyraena    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Sphyraena   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sphyraena   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sphyraena   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Sphyraena   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Sphyraena   

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