Sphyraena arabiansis

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Taxonavigation: Scombroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Scombroidei

Familia: Sphyraenidae
Genus: Sphyraena
Species: Sphyraena arabiansis

Name[edit]

Sphyraena arabiansis Abdussamad et al., 2015

  • Holotype: CMFRI GB 31.143.2.1􀀃􀀖􀀔􀀑􀀔􀀗􀀖􀀑􀀕􀀑􀀔.
  • Paratypes: CMFRI GB 31.143.2.1.1, GB 31.143.2.1.2.

Type locality: Lakshadweep Island, south-eastern Arabian Sea, India.

Etymology: The species is named S. arabiansis with reference to the collection area Arabian Sea.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Arabian Barracuda
हिन्दी: Neelan seelav

References[edit]

  • Abdussamad, E. M., Retheesh, T. B., Thangaraja, R., Bineesh, K. K. & Prakashan, D., 2015: Sphyraena arabiansis a new species of barracuda (Family: Sphyraenidae) from the south-west coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 62 (2): 1–6. PDF