Species of Thailand

Blackfin barracuda

Sphyraena qenie, Carl Benjamin Klunzinger, 1870

The Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie), also known as the Chevron barracuda, is a species of barracuda that ranges from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Indo and Western Pacific and as far as French Polynesia.

The blackfin barracuda reaches a maximum size of 140 cm. They are typically encountered on coral reefs down to 50 m where they form large schools.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Actinopterygii
Order
Perciformes
Family
Sphyraenidae
Genus
Sphyraena
Species
Sphyraena qenie

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Blackfin barracuda
Sphyraena qenie

Range Map

Distribution map of Blackfin barracuda, Sphyraena qenie in Thailand
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
Range map of Sphyraena qenie in Thailand