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brachygnathos, Sphyraena Bleeker [P.] 1855:368 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 7 (no. 3); ref. 16937] Batjan; Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Syntypes: (3) RMNH 6024 (2, poor condition). Original as Sphijraena brachijgnathos, the Dutch ij equivalent to y in Latin. Günther 1860:340 emended the name to brachygnathus. •Synonym of Sphyraena flavicauda Rüppell 1838 -- (de Sylva 1975:83 [ref. 6302]). •Synonym of Sphyraena obtusata Cuvier 1829 -- (Doiuchi & Nakabo 2005:137 [ref. 28229], Kottelat 2013:445 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Sphyraena obtusata Cuvier 1829. Sphyraenidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.


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