- History and Culture
The Sphyraena acutipinnis, of the order of Perciformes and family Sphyraenidae (Barracudas) is commonly known as the Sharpfin barracuda. It has a narrow dark stripe on the lower flank and a dark marking on the body near the pelvic fin base. The caudal fin is dark. It has a total of 6 dorsal spines, 8 to 9 dorsal soft rays, 2 anal spines and 8 anal soft rays.
 ‘Sphyraena Acutipinnis Summary Page’.
This species is present across the Indo-Pacific region. It is found in lagoons, bays and near seaward reef., The recorded depth range is down to 66m. It is a nocturnal species and is found in large group.
The conservation status of this species has not been evaluated yet.
This species can reach a maximum recorded length of 80 cm.