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Family
Atherinopsidae

Genus
Chirostoma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
03-Oct-2013

Chirostoma sphyraena Boulenger, 1900

Bigmouth silverside; Charal barracuda.


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Original description as Chirostoma sphyraena:

ZooBank:50431ACC-1E8A-43BD-8D53-46BE5FB8732D.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1900. "Descriptions of two new atherinoid fishes from Mexico". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. v. 5(n. 25), pp. 54-55 (ffm00529)

Conservation: Chirostoma sphyraena is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2018).