Binomial name: 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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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Actinopterygii Order Perciformes Family Sphyraenidae Genus Sphyraena Species Sphyraena qenie
Range map of Sphyraena qenie in Thailand
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