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Synodus jaculum Russell & Cressey, 1979
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Synodus; Species: jaculum; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
jaculum (neuter noun in apposition) from the Latin word for javelin, in reference to the peculiar behavior of this species of launching itself off the bottom and swimming in midwater for prolonged periods.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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