Sphyraena genie, also called Blackfin Barracuda, found throughout the tropical eastern Pacific, is described as follows:
Blue-gray body, down more silvery with 18-22 oblique dark stripes on its back, ending well below thelateral line. Contrasting vertebrae, a forked tail, with a central lobe. Caudal and anal fins blackish, the two last rays of the anal rather pale.
Sphyraena genie Klunzinger, 1870
Sphyraena nigripinnis Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Sphyraena tessera Smith, 1956
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sphyraenidae (Family) > Sphyraena (Genus) > Sphyraena qenie (Species)