Arrowtooth lizardfish

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Arrowtooth lizardfish
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S. doaki
Binomial name
Synodus doaki

The arrowtooth lizardfish (Synodus doaki) is a lizardfish of the family Synodontidae, found in the southwest Pacific, at depths of between 9 and 200 m. Its length is between 15 and 28 cm.

Published occurrences of Synodus doaki from the Hawaiian Islands, Indonesia, Philippines, Easter Island, and Fiji are now treated as the distinct species Synodus mundyi, S. fasciapelvicus, S. isolatus, S. pylei, and S. sanguineus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John E. Randall (2009) Five new Indo-Pacific lizardfishes of the genus Synodus (Aulopiformes: Synodontidae). Zoological Studies 48(3): 402-417.
  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Synodus doaki" in FishBase. April 2012 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8